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Politics Trump, in Davos, appears confident of Senate impeachment trial outcome: ‘We have a great case’

12:40  22 january  2020
12:40  22 january  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

Trump still planning Davos trip despite impeachment proceedings, predicts trial will wrap quickly

  Trump still planning Davos trip despite impeachment proceedings, predicts trial will wrap quickly President Trump on Thursday said he plans to travel next week to Switzerland despite the impeachment trial ramping up at the same time. Calling the impeachment trial he’s facing “a hoax” and saying he believes the Senate will quickly wrap up the matter, Trump said he plans to attend the World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland.“I’m going to be going to Davos,” Trump said following a ceremony honoring Religious Freedom Day. “I’ll be meeting the biggest business leaders.

As Donald Trump prepared on Tuesday to address the billionaires in Davos , the US Senate prepared to hear opening arguments in an impeachment trial that The schedule laid out by McConnell would consign key proceedings to late, potentially post-midnight hours and left in doubt whether the Senate

President Trump made his first appearance on the international stage since the House sent impeachment articles to the Senate , on the day his President Trump delivering opening remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland, on Tuesday.Credit Anna Moneymaker/The New

President Trump voiced optimism regarding the Senate impeachment trial as he arrived for a breakfast meeting with American CEOs and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning.

U.S. President Donald Trump flashes a thumbs-up as he arrives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. Right is Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.© AP Photo/Markus Schreiber U.S. President Donald Trump flashes a thumbs-up as he arrives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. Right is Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.

“We have a great case,” the president said to reporters gathered at the Davos Congress Center after his motorcade arrived from the Intercontinental Hotel. He added that he thought his legal team was doing “a very good job,” according to the Associated Press.

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

  Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens US President Donald Trump arrived in Davos on Tuesday for the annual WEF forum, where he was to give a keynote speech just hours before his impeachment trial kicks into high gear in Washington. Meanwhile in Washington, Trump's impeachment enters a new phase in the Senate with legislators debating the format for the trial. Although Trump's Republican party holds a majority in the Senate and is almost sure to acquit him on charges of abusing his power and obstructing Congress, the impeachment adds volatility to an already tense 2020 presidential election.Trump returns to the White House on Wednesday.

The speech came hours before his impeachment trial was due to go into high gear in the U . S . Senate . Trump went through a list of what he celebrated as "When I spoke at this forum two years ago, I told you that we had launched the great American comeback," Trump said. "Today I'm proud to declare

This is an important impeachment case against the president. The most important documents are going to be at the White House. A few minutes after he left a dinner with Global Chief Executive Officers, the last scheduled event of the day in Davos , Trump tweeted, "READ THE TRANSCRIPTS

The brief comment from Trump came just hours after a marathon first day of the impeachment trial concluded across the Atlantic in Washington, capped off just after midnight by a shouting match between Republicans and Democrats that prompted Chief Justice John Roberts to admonish both sides.

The confrontation was sparked when Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., accused Senate Republicans of “voting for a cover-up” after a series of trial-rules amendments proposed by Senate Democrats went down in defeat in party-line votes.

The amendments had called for permitting testimony from new witnesses and the release of documents, but were rejected 53-47 each time.

Trump calls impeachment trial a long-running 'hoax' at summit for world elite

  Trump calls impeachment trial a long-running 'hoax' at summit for world elite As president's trial gets underway, he'll be counter programming at the gathering of the world's elite in the Swiss mountain town."It's been going on for years," the president said at Swiss mountain summit of the world's elite hours before senators in Washington kick-off proceedings.

President Trump ’s impeachment trial begins with an intense partisan debate over the rules for the proceedings. The Senate convened shortly after 1 p.m. on Tuesday to start in earnest the impeachment trial of Mr. Trump , who faces charges that he abused the power of his office and

Mr. Trump arrived in Davos , Switzerland, at 2:21 a.m. Tuesday morning to address the World Economic Forum — slipping out of the Washington The impeachment trial for President Trump will reconvene Tuesday afternoon with a raucous debate over proposed ground rules for the proceedings

While most of the Senate spent Tuesday sitting in silence at the impeachment trial, Trump spent part of the day boasting of a robust U.S. economy in a speech to the global business community at the Switzerland gathering.

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“Today I'm proud to declare the United States is in the midst of an economic boom, the likes of which the world has never seen before,” he said, vowing to never to let “radical socialists destroy our economy.”

Trump was expected to participate in a pair of bilateral press conferences with leaders from Kurdistan and Iraq before returning to Washington later Wednesday.

GOP senator gives Democrats 'credit' for impeachment case and says trial should be 'instructive' to future Trump behavior .
Sen. Mike Braun complimented Democrats on making their case so far in President Trump's impeachment trial and argued that the process "ought to be instructive" to the president's future behavior.Joining NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, the Indiana Republican gave his thoughts on the Senate impeachment trial, which began with 24 hours of opening arguments from the House impeachment managers followed by two hours of defense from Trump's legal team.

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