US President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused the Democrats of the “greatest abuse of power in history” of the United States after they had launched the day before a battery of parliamentary investigations against him.
“Democrats obstruct justice. They embark on a desperate crusade in search of a crime, while the real crime is what the Democrats do, and what they did! “, He denounced in a tweet, accompanied by another in capital letters:” PRESIDENT HARCELÉ! “
With their new majority in the House of Representatives, the Democrats shifted to a high gear on Monday against Donald Trump by launching and bolstering several potentially explosive parliamentary inquiries, suspicions of collusion with Russia over payments to buy mistresses’ silence supposed, going through his family business.
In particular, they called on the White House and US Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo to give them details of exchanges between the US president and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
They also summoned 81 individuals and organizations, including the two sons of Republican billionaire Eric and Donald Jr., as well as his son-in-law Jared Kushner, to deliver documents to fuel a vast new investigation launched Monday.
With these documents, the Democrats want to investigate suspicions of “obstruction of justice, corruption and other abuses of power by President Trump, his associates and members of his administration,” said the judicial commission. of the House of Representatives.
A “bogus” investigation, reacted Monday Donald Trump, while claiming that it “cooperated” with all investigations in progress.
“Democrats harass the president to distract from their radical agenda,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.
They “are more interested in pathetic political games and in satisfying a radical and leftist base than in giving tangible results to our citizens. Democrats do not seek the truth, they want to attack the president, “she added.