‘It will never work’: Confident Donald Trump blasts impeachment hearings as poll shows independent voters are souring on Democrat-led ‘takedown’ of the GOP
- Trump returns to slash-and-burn tweeting about impeachment hearings
- He predicts the process will backfire on Democrats
- New poll numbers show 47 per cent of independent voters oppose it, up 10 points from just a week ago
- President blasts Nancy Pelosi as ineffective and controlled by socialist congresswomen intent on removing him from office
Donald Trump came out swinging at Democrats’ impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, a day after limiting himself to retweeting other Republicans’ biting reactions to all-day hearings that produced endless noise but few converts to either side.
‘This is just an attempted takedown of the Republican Party by the Do Nothing Democrats. It will never work. #2020,’ the president tweeted, as reporters and pundits grappled with the implications of sensationallized public testimony.
His return to hip-shooting attacks on House Democrats comes as new poll numbers show a 10-point drop in the percentage of independent voters who oppose the impeachment process entirely.
Trump blames Speaker Nancy Pelosi for monopolizing the House of Representatives with a bid to unseat him, and blasted her both Tuesday and Wednesday for refusing to hold a vote on his U.S.–Mexico–Canada trade agreement.
The president painted Pelosi as a tool of her party’s left wing and predicted the entire impeachment saga will benefit him and the GOP in next year’s elections.
‘Nancy Pelosi will go down as the least productive Speaker of the House in history. She is dominated by AOC Plus 3 and the Radical Left,’ he tweeted, referring to a quartet of socialist and socialist-leaning first term congresswomen.
‘Mexico and Canada, after waiting for 6 months to be approved, are ready to flee – and who can blame them? Too bad!’
Tuesday’s Politico/Morning Consult poll showed 47 per cent of independents don’t approve of the Democrats’ impeachment push, a number that increased by 10 points in just one week’s time.
Independent voters are a key bloc, especially in the swing states Trump won in 2016 on his way to an election shocker over Hillary Clinton.
The House Intelligence Committee’s schedule calls for a Wednesday jam-packed with testimony, beginning with U.S> Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.
Democrats are hoping to prove to U.S. voters that Trump engineered a diplomatic back-channel with Ukraine in order to push the country’s new president Volodymyr Zelensky into launching a corruption probe of former Vice President Joe Biden, one of more than a dozen potential challengers for the presidency in 2020.