Trump Begs Republicans To ‘Get Tougher And Fight’ For Him As GOP Lawmakers Continue To Condemn Him
Donald Trump lashed out during a Cabinet meeting on Monday where he urged Republicans to fight for him and defend him against impeachment, despite the fact that multiple GOP lawmakers have publicly expressed discontent with the president.
“The two things they have: They’re vicious and they stick together,” he said of Democrats. “They don’t have Mitt Romney in their midst. They don’t have people like that.”
Trump said Republicans have to “get tougher and fight” to counteract Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry.
“I watched a couple of people on television today. They were talking about what a phony deal it is. What a phony investigation it is,” Trump said during the Cabinet meeting, dismissing allegations that he’s abused his office.
“And Republicans have to get tougher and fight,” he continued. “We have some that are great fighters, but they have to get tougher and fight because the Democrats are trying to hurt the Republican party for the election, which is coming up, where we’re doing very well.”
Trump was asked to elaborate on his call to Republicans.
“I think the Democrats fight dirty. I think the Democrat are lousy politicians with lousy policy,” he said.
Trump added that so-called “Never Trump” Republicans “might be worse than the Democrats.”
“The good news is they’re dying off fast,” he said.