He joins President’s Jackson, Nixon and Clinton on being investigation for an impeachment charge…
The Big Guy loves attention….
He’s got it as a marker of his time in office….
President Trump and the White House on Thursday blasted a House vote to formalize an ongoing impeachment inquiry into his alleged abuse of power as a “witch hunt” and “unhinged.”
In a tweet sent immediately after the vote Thursday morning, Trump declared the impeachment probe “The Greatest Witch Hunt In American History” — echoing language he has often used to describe the impeachment inquiry and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation before that.
White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, in a separate statement also issued moments after the vote, derided “Democrats’ unhinged obsession with this illegitimate impeachment proceeding.” She cast the inquiry as “fundamentally un-American” and argued that Democrats were wasting time on “a sham impeachment at the expense of the administration’s policy priorities, like trade and border security.”
The Trump campaign also issued an immediate response, accusing Democrats of an “illegitimate” effort “to remove a duly-elected president for strictly political reasons.”…
House Intelligence ranking member Devin Nunes will soon shift from the passenger to the driver’s seat in the Republican defense of President Donald Trump as the House enters the public hearing portion of its impeachment inquiry next month.
Nunes, a nine-term California Republican who’s developed a distaste for the media in recent years as he’s become a staunch defender of the president, has taken a low-key role in the impeachment inquiry compared to House Oversight ranking member Jim Jordan, a Trump ally who is more friendly with the press.