The outgoing president of the United States, Donald Trump, considered this Tuesday, January 12, “absolutely ridiculous” that another impeachment trial will be opened in Congress for the assault on the Capitol last Wednesday and pointed out that it is causing “tremendous anger.”
Trump made these statements to journalists at the White House shortly before leaving for a trip to Texas, where he will visit the construction work on the border wall, and amid the political tension that the country is experiencing after the chaotic days of last week.
In her view, the impeachment announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, is “absolutely ridiculous and a continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics, something that is causing tremendous anger.”
Likewise, the Democrats announced that they will accuse the president of the charge of “inciting insurrection.” When asked if he plans to resign, as requested by the Democratic opposition, Trump avoided giving a direct answer. “We don’t want violence,” he said.
The US is experiencing an unprecedented moment of political upheaval after a mob of supporters of President Trump stormed the Capitol, killing five, including a police officer. In this sense, this Tuesday he showed no signs of remorse in this regard and expressed that “people thought that what I said was totally appropriate.”
Trump is living the last days of his mandate, given that he will cede the Presidency to Democrat Joe Biden, who won the elections last November and whose inauguration will take place in Washington on January 20 under a huge
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