Donald Trump has suggested he’s the first President in history to be impeached, after President Joe Biden was impeached by the House of Representatives in the House-Senate conference committee.
Read moreThe Republican president, speaking in an interview with Fox News’ “The Five,” said he was “not the first one to be indicted” for his role in the Whitewater land deal and said the charges were politically motivated and “very unfair.”
The president also said the Senate Judiciary Committee should be given the authority to investigate him and other Trump associates, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
“The only person that I have been accused of is the president of the United States,” Trump said.
“I’m not the one that’s guilty.
We have a special prosecutor.”
In a separate interview with MSNBC, Trump said he would not seek a second term in office in 2020, but he is still looking for a way to avoid the “coup d’etat” and would be open to the idea of a pardon.
The president has repeatedly been accused by Democrats of violating the Constitution by refusing to release his tax returns, and of lying under oath about his financial dealings with foreign entities.
The Trump administration has also come under scrutiny over Trump’s handling of the Charlottesville riots, with the former White House chief of staff resigning amid a series of internal investigations.
The White House has also been beset by internal disputes over the president’s handling on immigration, his administration’s handling to the North Korean nuclear threat and other topics.
Trump on Tuesday tweeted a photo of himself and Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on Sunday night, with Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and his daughter Ivanka Trump in attendance.