May 23, 2024

Trump calls move to impeach ‘absolutely ridiculous’

President Trump, speaking to reporters for the first time since his supporters breached the US Capitol last week, decried House Democrats move to impeach him as “absolutely ridiculous”.

The president said there was a “tremendous anger” over the move, which could happen as soon as Wednesday, called it a “continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics”, but added “I want no violence”.

Trump spoke as he left the White House for a trip to the border wall in Alamo, Texas.