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Trump says impeachment is causing 'tremendous anger'

───   06:31 Wed, 13 Jan 2021

Trump says impeachment is causing 'tremendous anger' | News Article

President Donald Trump emerged from isolation at the White House on Tuesday to deny responsibility for a mob of his supporters storming Congress, and warning that his imminent impeachment is causing "tremendous anger".

Trump - set Wednesday to become the first president in US history impeached for a second time - made clear he takes no blame for the January 6 speech in which he urged supporters to march on Congress.

"They've analyzed my speech in my words and my final paragraph, my final sentence, and everybody to the tee just thought it was totally appropriate," Trump said before flying to Texas.

Trump called his scheduled impeachment in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, a "continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics."

And he warned that while "you have to always avoid violence," his supporters are furious. "I've never seen such anger as I've seen right now," he said.

With only seven days left in his one-term administration, Trump finds himself alone, shunned by former supporters, barred by social media, and now facing the unprecedented stain of a second impeachment.


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