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Trump Calls Impeachment Push a ‘Witch Hunt’ That Stokes Anger

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Trump Calls Impeachment Push a ‘Witch Hunt’ That Stokes Anger


President Donald Trump told reporters outside the White House on Tuesday that the fresh Democrat push for a second impeachment is part of a long-running campaign against him that is fueling anger among his supporters. “On the impeachment, it’s really a continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics,” Trump said. “It’s ridiculous. It’s absolutely ridiculous. This impeachment is causing tremendous anger, and you’re doing it and it’s really a terrible thing that they’re doing.” Democrats on Monday released a resolution charging Trump with “incitement of insurrection,” accusing Trump of inspiring the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Trump in a speech that day called for supporters to go to the Capitol, but stressed they should stay peaceful. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, the president reiterated his call for peace, saying, “we want absolutely no violence.” Democrats have been trying to pressure Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet …

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