BREAKING: Trump breaks silence on impeachment while boarding Marine One. Calls it the “greatest witch-hunt in history” and adds that “it's causing tremendous anger”.
POTUS stopped for chopper talk before boarding for Alamo, Texas. Here’s what he said.
TRUMP ON HIS TRIP TO TEXAS:
We’re going to Texas. We’re going to the Southern Border. As you know we’ve completed the wall. They may want to expand it. We have the expansion underway. It’s been tremendously successful, far beyond what anyone thought. We’re stopping in large numbers the drugs coming into the country for many, many years and decades. We’re stopping a lot of illegal immigration. Our numbers have been very good. There does seem to be a surge now because people are coming up. Some caravans are starting to form because they think there’s going to be a lot in it for them if they’re able to get through, but we’re able to stop it. The wall has made a tremendous difference. I think some of you are coming with me, but the wall has made a tremendous difference on the Southern Border.
TRUMP ON VIOLENCE:
As far as this is concerned we want no violence, never violence. We want absolutely no violence. And on the impeachment it’s really a continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics. It’s ridiculous. It’s absolutely ridiculous. This impeachment is causing tremendous anger, and you’re doing it and it’s really a terrible thing that they’re doing…I want no violence. Thank you very much.
TRUMP ON PELOSI AND SCHUMER:
For Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Shumer to continue on this path, I think it’s causing tremendous danger to our country and it’s causing tremendous anger.