Trump outright brags he's withholding 'all the material' to beat impeachment

Trump outright brags he's withholding 'all the material' to beat impeachmentPresident Trump probably should've kept quiet on this one.After the first day of impeachment arguments in the Senate, Trump told a press conference at the World Economic Forum that he's pretty sure he'll end up being acquitted. "Honestly, we have all the material. They don't have the material," Trump said of his impeachment defense team and of the House Democrats prosecuting him, making it clear there's some information he's holding back.> The second article of impeachment was for obstruction of Congress: covering up witnesses and documents from the American people.> > This morning the President not only confessed to it, he bragged about it:> > "Honestly, we have all the material. They don't have the material." pic.twitter.com/DPAEFHIDjS> > — Rep. Val Demings (@RepValDemings) January 22, 2020Beyond Rep. Val Demings' (D-Fla.) callout, her fellow impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) addressed Trump's comments in a press conference before the impeachment trial resumed Wednesday. "Well, indeed they do have the material — hidden from the American people," Schiff said of Trump's team. "That is nothing to brag about." > Rep. Adam Schiff: "The president…bragged that he thought things were going well because they had all the materials. Well, indeed they do have the material–hidden from the American people. That is nothing to brag about." t.co/C7AyPvvSTr pic.twitter.com/4cqeFOpHGu> > — ABC News (@ABC) January 22, 2020More stories from theweek.com Senators are mischievously breaking the impeachment rules with smart watches and secret notes The only thing we don't know about the outcome of Trump's impeachment trial Trump suggested Medicare and Social Security are the 'easiest' things to cut. Democrats pounced.



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