- Associated Press - Monday, December 2, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is complaining the House Judiciary Committee will hold an impeachment inquiry hearing while he attends a NATO summit that comes at a critical moment for the 70-year-old military alliance.

Speaking to reporters at the White House before departing Monday, Trump says the NATO trip is “one of the most important journeys we make as president” and the summit date was established a year ago.

He says Republicans are united in opposing impeachment and the inquiry is backfiring on Democrats, adding “I think it is going to be a tremendous boost for the Republicans.”


TOP STORIES
John Kennedy mocks Nancy Pelosi: 'It must suck to be that dumb'
Vanna White hosts 'Wheel of Fortune' after Pat Sajak has surgery
Evangelist Franklin Graham calls impeachment hearing 'a day of shame for America'


With the impeachment inquiry hovering over the trip, Trump says he will continue to pressure European allies to step up their defense spending, saying “it has not been a fair situation for us.”

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide