Thu Oct 24, 2019 AT 12:49 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked House Republicans “for being tough” in the face of the ongoing impeachment inquiry one day after a few dozen GOP lawmakers stormed a secure hearing room in the U.S. Capitol in protest.
“Thank you to House Republicans for being tough, smart, and understanding in detail the greatest Witch Hunt in American History,” Trump tweeted.
The president claimed “it has been going on since long before I even got Elected,” a reference to his long-held but unsubstantiated claims that FBI agents and other intelligence community officials were biased against him during the 2016 campaign. Read Full Story