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Politics Trump campaign manager calls impeachment inquiry a 'seditious conspiracy'

01:55  15 october  2019
01:55  15 october  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Mr. Trump ’s campaign manager , Brad Parscale, tried to turn the political spotlight onto Mr. Biden, as the campaign launched a new fund-raising plea for an “Official Impeachment Defense Task Force.” “Democrats can’t beat President Trump on his policies or his stellar record of accomplishment

The White House says the impeachment inquiry is invalid. The investigation into Mr. Giuliani is tied to the case against two of his associates who were arrested this past week on campaign finance-related charges, the people familiar with the inquiry said.

President Trump's 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale on Monday called the impeachment inquiry from House Democrats a "seditious conspiracy" to overthrow the president.

a man in a suit holding a flower: Trump campaign manager calls impeachment inquiry a 'seditious conspiracy'© UPI Photo Trump campaign manager calls impeachment inquiry a 'seditious conspiracy'

"Nancy Pelosi should step down for betraying her oath of office and attempting to overthrow our great Republic," Parscale said, referring to the Speaker and California Democrat.

Parscale's tweet follows similar rhetoric from Trump, who has likened the probe to a "coup" and suggested that Pelosi is guilty of "treason" for allowing it to happen.

House Democrats have launched an impeachment inquiry into Trump's dealings with Ukraine after revelations that he pushed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to look into Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Trump has since publicly pushed both Ukraine and China to investigate Biden and has denied any wrongdoing.

Asked for comment, Pelosi's deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill referred The Hill to a recent CBS News/YouGov poll which found that 63 percent of respondents said the Trump administration should cooperate with the House impeachment inquiry.

Senate GOP introduces resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry .
Senate Republicans introduced a resolution on Thursday condemning the impeachment inquiry against President Trump and calling on the House to hold a formal vote on the inquiry. Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is spearheading the resolution, which is backed by 39 GOP senators including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). "Every American should be disturbed by what is taking place in the House of Representatives regarding the attempt to impeach President Trump," Graham said in a statement."We cannot have a country where every American has rights except Donald Trump.

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