Trump lashes out at Democrats, news Media as inquiry intensifies
06 October 2019 | 8:52 am
President Trump lashes out at Democrats and the news media over the impeachment inquiry in a heated press conference at the White House. The president defended his conversation with the Ukrainian leader and accused House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff of committing treason. Bloomberg’s Derek Wallbank reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
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