Trump, ahead of impeachment vote, says ‘did nothing wrong’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Dec 18) insisted he had done "nothing wrong" ahead of a vote in the House of Representatives where he faces becoming the third US leader ever to be impeached.

READ: In historic move, US House set to vote to impeach Trump

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"Can you believe that I will be impeached today by the Radical Left, Do Nothing Democrats, AND I DID NOTHING WRONG! A terrible Thing," the president said on Twitter.

Can you believe that I will be impeached today by the Radical Left, Do Nothing Democrats, AND I DID NOTHING WRONG! A terrible Thing. Read the Transcripts. This should never happen to another President again. Say a PRAYER!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 18, 2019

"This should never happen to another President again. Say a PRAYER!" Trump wrote.

US presidents who have been impeached or threatened with impeachment by the House of Representatives. (Photo: AFP / Gal ROMA AND Sabrina BLANCHARD)

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Speaker of the Democratic-led House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi had announced on Tuesday that the body will vote on impeaching Trump over allegations he attempted to force Ukraine into investigating a main 2020 reelection rival, Joe Biden.

He is also accused of obstructing Congress by refusing to cooperate with the impeachment investigation, barring staff from testifying and holding back documentary evidence.

The two articles of impeachment are certain to pass in the House, where Democrats hold a firm majorRead More – Source