Trump Repeats ‘Witch Hunt’ Refrain After DNI Hearing, Calls Dems ‘Pirates’

President Donald Trump gestures during a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019. (Photo credit: LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)
September 26, 2019 1:20 p.m.

President Donald Trump whipped out his typical “witch hunt” complaint on Thursday in response to Acting Director of Intelligence Joseph Maguire’s House Intelligence Committee hearing.

“It’s another witch hunt, here we go again,” Trump lamented. “It’s Adam Schiff and his crew making up stories and sitting there like pirates, whatever you want to call them.”

“It really is a disgrace,” he continued. “It’s a terrible thing for our country.”

The President also floated stopping Democrats’ investigation into a whistleblower complaint about Trump “maybe legally through the courts.”

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