Donald Trump Leaves White House En Route to Trump National Golf Club
U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the White House, Saturday, October 5, en route to the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia.
U.S. President Donald Trump, in his latest remarks explaining his requests to foreign governments to investigate his political opponents, is asserting he has a constitutional duty to fight corruption.
“This is not about politics. This is about corruption. If you look and you read our Constitution and many other things, I have an obligation to look at corruption. I have an actual obligation and a duty,” Trump said to reporters on Friday at the White House.
At the heart of the Democrats' impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives, which the opposition party controls, is what the intelligence committee's chairman, Adam Schiff, describes as "a damning call in which the President pressured a foreign power to investigate a political rival, harming national security."