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Democrats Focused On Impeachment Instead Of The Chinese Coronavirus

Jeff Katz
April 01, 2020 - 12:18 pm

President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that the impeachment hoax did not distract him from responding to the coronavirus, but it did distract Democrats.

A reporter asked the president, "Mr. President, Mitch McConnell said impeachment - said impeachment diverted the direction of the government. Did it divert your attention, or your team’s attention?"

The president responded, "Well, I don’t like to think I did. I think I handled it very well. But I guess it probably did. I mean, I got impeached. I think, you know, I certainly devoted a little time to thinking about it, right? So - but think of it: it was a hoax. It was a total hoax. And when you think I got impeached only because they had a majority in the House, they didn’t get one Republican vote, 196-0, not one Republican. I don’t think it’s ever happened."

He added, "I don’t think I would have done any better had I not been impeached, ok? I think that’s a tribute to something. Maybe it’s a tribute to me. But I don’t think I would have acted any differently, or I don’t think I would have acted any faster. But the Democrats, their whole life, whole being, their whole existence was to try and get me out of office any way they can, even if it was a phony deal - and it was a phony deal."