President Trump launched into another major tweetstorm on Wednesday, claiming he’d have a higher approval rating if not for investigations.
His ire was drawn by Democrats calling for impeachment, which has been a point of contention as of late. In response, Trump also claimed his ratings “would be at 65%” if there were no investigations against him.
Furthermore, he alleged that Democrats want a “DO OVER” of the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump’s tweets contained much of the usual substance, including terms like “Witch Hunt,” “NO COLLUSION,” and “PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT!” He also, again, claimed the Mueller investigation was started illegally.
“Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an illegally started investigation that failed for them, especially when the Mueller Report came back with a NO COLLUSION finding,” Trump tweeted. “Now they say Impeach President Trump, even though he did nothing wrong, while they ‘fish!’”
He added, “After two years of an expensive and comprehensive Witch Hunt, the Democrats don’t like the result and they want a DO OVER. In other words, the Witch Hunt continues!”
Trump accused Democrats of “getting ZERO work done in Congress,” as well. He added: “All they are focused on is trying to prove the Mueller Report wrong, the Witch Hunt!”
Democratic lawmakers have been ramping up their calls for impeachment proceedings over the past week. Many have found themselves at odds with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is not in favor of such.
However, with Trump administration officials defying congressional subpoenas, more and more Democrats are pressing for an impeachment inquiry.
“There’s a growing understanding that the impeachment process is inevitable — when, not if,” said House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth of Kentucky.
Rep. Steve Cohen from Tennessee has also been quite vocal about the need for impeachment as well.
Trump’s outrage on Twitter also follows news of Rep. Justin Amash becoming the first Republican to agree with impeachment. Additionally, on Monday, a federal judge ruled in favor of the House Oversight Committee in their efforts to obtain Trump’s financial records.
Following his initial Twitter rants on Wednesday, Trump flooded his feed with various retweets before resuming his tirade. He then, again, he attacked the investigations against him.
“Without the ILLEGAL Witch Hunt, my poll numbers, especially because of our historically ‘great’ economy, would be at 65%. Too bad!” He exclaimed.
“The greatest Hoax in American History,” he called it, before changing the topic to progress on the Southern Border wall.