Trump says ‘everybody would be very poor’ if he’s impeached

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He said Thursday that the president had been completely cleared by the Michael Cohen affair and there was no reason he should be impeached.

In an interview with Fox & Friends, the president said: 'If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. "I don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job", Trump said in the interview, which was recorded Wednesday.

Trump says Americans would see economic "numbers that you wouldn't believe in reverse".

US President Donald Trump warned Thursday the US economy would collapse if he were impeached, as legal chaos roiling the White House has experts saying his presidency is under threat.

Control of Congress has now become a crucial issue because the House of Representatives would need to vote to impeach a sitting president. Giving himself sole credit for the state of the USA economy, the president predicted total doom for America the very minute he's forced from office.

The FBI raided Cohen's home, office, and hotel room in April, which led investigators to look into the lawyer's professional life and financial activity.

"Michael Cohen plead (sic) guilty to two counts of campaign finance violations that are not a crime", he tweeted, adding that "President Obama had a big campaign finance violation and it was easily settled!"

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The U.S. expelled 60 Russians from diplomatic missions in the U.S. and shuttered the Seattle consulate over it. Hunt, who took over from Boris Johnson as Britain's foreign secretary in July, will meet U.S.

Trump has insisted that he only found out about the payments after they were made, despite the release of a September 2016 taped conversation in which Trump and Cohen can be heard discussing a deal to pay McDougal for her story of a 2006 affair she says she had with Trump.

Seeking to downplay his relationship with Cohen, Trump said his self-described "fixer" only worked for him part-time. "For 30, 40 years I've been watching flippers".

In an interview with Fox News aired on Thursday, Trump said he paid Cohen out of personal funds and the payments were meant to resolve a personal matter, not to benefit his campaign.

Cohen, who pleaded guilty on Tuesday to campaign finance violations and other charges, said in court that Trump directed him to arrange the payments to avoid damaging publicity shortly before the November 2016 election. "It nearly ought to be outlawed".

The Trump campaign denies its involvement and claims that anyone could have purchased the website at the time for as little as $7.

"The only thing I'm doing badly in is the press doesn't cover me fairly", Trump said. "The high crimes are giving aid and classified information to our enemies (Russia), abusing the pardon, breaking campaign finance laws, working w/ Russians to get 'dirt" on political opponents, and coming soon from Special Counsel Mueller, obstruction of justice".

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