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C-SPAN 6 Feb 2020

President Trump on Impeachment at Nation Prayer Breakfast

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President Trump: "I don't like people who use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong. Nor do I like people who say 'I pray for you' when they know that that's not so. So many people have been hurt and we can't let that go on."


Trump delivers remarks at the 2020 National Prayer Breakfast. The president was recently acquitted in the Senate following his impeachment trial. #FoxNews

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President Donald Trump blasted "dishonest and corrupt" people Thursday morning at the National Prayer Breakfast, bashing his impeachment before the nonpartisan event with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just steps away. The Senate on Wednesday acquitted Trump almost entirely along party lines on charges of abusing his power and obstructing Congress,, with Sen. Mitt Romney the long Republican vote to convict. Aired on 02/06/20.
President Trump spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington the day after he was acquitted in his Senate impeachment trial. He made a veiled reference to Republican Senator Mitt Romney of Utah, who broke from his party and voted to convict on one charge. "I don't like people who use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong," Mr. Trump said. Watch his remarks.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., criticized President Trump's comments on his acquittal and the impeachment process at the National Prayer Breakfast, calling them "so inappropriate."

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