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Trump calls impeachment vote ‘an embarrassment' to nation

Posted On: Dec 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

By JONATHAN LEMIRE
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared Friday's House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country” and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him in the scandal. Almost simultaneous to the vote, Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer, turned up at the White House.
With a vote by the full House expected next week, Trump declared in the Oval Office that the Democrats had “made absolute fools of themselves” by moving ahead with impeachment. Trump stands poised to be the third president in history to be impeached, though it is all but certain he will not be removed from office by the Republican-controlled Senate.
”You're trivializing impeachment when you use it for absolutely nothing other than trying for political gain,” Trump said as he sat alongside the president of Paraguay. ”It's a sad thing for the country but a good thing for me politically.”
Trump's latest pushback on impeachment came a short time after Giuliani turned up at the...

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