Thu Dec 5, 2019 AT 3:56 PM EST
President Donald Trump on Thursday brazenly urged House Democrats whom he claimed are already hell-bent on impeaching him to get it over with already, so he could plead his case during a “fair” trial in the Republican-controlled Senate.
The president’s directive to lawmakers came one day after the House Judiciary Committee heard testimony from constitutional scholars on whether Trump’s conduct justified his removal from office. It also came a little more than an hour before Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House would move forward with drafting articles of impeachment.
“The Do Nothing Democrats had a historically bad day yesterday in the House. They have no Impeachment case and are demeaning our Country. But nothing matters to them, they have gone crazy,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
“Therefore I say, if you are going to impeach me, do it now, fast, so we can have a fair … trial in the Senate, and so that our Country can get back to business,” he added. Read Full Story