IMPEACHMENT is causing “tremendous anger” across the US, President Donald Trump has said.
The President’s statement came outside the White House came as the House of Representatives said it would impeach the President following a violent insurrection on Capitol Hill. The Democrat controlled house has also attempted to force Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Mr Trump from office.
The embattled president, in his first remarks to reporters since last week’s attack, took no responsibility Tuesday for the deadly mob invasion of the building but also said he wanted “no violence.”
Trump defended his fiery rally remarks to a protest crowd last week as “totally appropriate,” and he showed no remorse for the following attack, the most serious and deadly domestic incursion at the Capitol in the nation’s history.
On impeachment, Trump said it’s “a really terrible thing that they’re doing.”
“To continue on this path, I think it´s causing tremendous danger to our country, and it´s causing tremendous anger,” he said. “I want no violence.
The president spoke as he left for Texas to survey the border wall with Mexico. He took no questions.