/Impeachment Liveblog: House Majority Leader Says Trump “Betrayed Our Nation”

Impeachment Liveblog: House Majority Leader Says Trump “Betrayed Our Nation”

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Welcome back to our impeachment liveblog. Follow along for all the latest.

12:00 p.m. EST: Brad Parscale, Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, ups the anti-Democrat rhetoric by referring to the impeachment inquiry as a “coup.”

10:45 a.m. EST: House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) said in a statement Wednesday that President Donald Trump “betrayed our nation” by encouraging the president of Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter—to say nothing of his attempts to stonewall House Democrats’ impeachment investigation.

Earlier in the morning, Trump was at it again, taking to his preferred medium of Twitter to pile on more attacks against the whistleblower.