Trump Thinks Impeachment Will Help Win House, But Doesn’t Want It On His ‘Resume’

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. President Donald Trump exits a press conference on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2019 in New York City. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi anno... NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. President Donald Trump exits a press conference on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2019 in New York City. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced yesterday that the House will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 7, 2019 7:52 am
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President Trump thinks that Democrats’ impeachment inquiry will help his party win back the House of Representatives, but he’s not so sure he wants to sacrifice himself in order to do so, Axios reported.

According to several sources on a phone call with House Republicans on Friday, President Trump lamented that impeachment is a “bad thing to have on your resume,” he said, before quickly adding, “but it’s going to make Kevin speaker,” referencing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).

Trump reportedly also believes that an impeachment vote will help him get reelected, a notion that’s been fed to him by his acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, who has speculated multiple times recently that he thinks Trump will win 45 out of 50 states in 2020 thanks to impeachment, Axios reported.

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