nearvideo trump shut down infrastructure meeting with Democrats, calls for an end to the “false investigation’
The President abruptly shut down in a policy meeting with Democrats-leader to House Speaker Pelosi accused him of a cover-up on the Russia probe earlier in the day; John Roberts reports from the White house.
During Sen. Kamala Harris’ appearance on the “Late Night with Stephen Colbert” on Wednesday, the 2020 presidential candidate, said the Senate Intelligence Committee will not stop their investigation, President Trump, in spite of everything, what is described in Harris, the as the trump of the threats, “keep America’s infrastructure as a hostage.”
The California Democrat, and other intelligence Committee members were investigating Russian elections, interference, and Trump, his alleged relations with Russia for two years. The panel is expected to call on several witnesses to testify how it ends, the probe in the course of the next few months.
TRUMP CALLS FOR AN END TO THE “FALSE INVESTIGATION” INTO THE FIERY ROSE GARDEN STATEMENT AFTER A MEETING WITH DEMS CUT SHORT
Harris vowed that the Committee would not stop to examine trump. They argued that the President of the “interests” of damage only to the American people.
If Colbert Harris, you would admit that trump the requirements, she replied flatly: “no.”
“So he is to keep America’s infrastructure as a hostage right? – on the question of the investigation,” she continued.
To play devil’s advocate, Colbert suggested that the intelligence Committee could “stop” the investigation, in order to work with the White house to the infrastructure of the country, but Harris rejected the idea.
“This is a false choice,” Harris said. “We can’t abandon our democracy, for the will of, to appease someone who is completely focused on his interests only.”
Harris argues that Trump the failure to work with Dems on the infrastructure it shows represents the majority of Americans.
“Almost half of American families a $400 unexpected expense away from a complete break,” she said.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FOX NEWS APP
Earlier Wednesday, Trump said, he said, the Congress ” the top Democrats, “Get these wrong tests over with.” The President threatened to cooperate with his political opponents on a massive infrastructure proposal, if the probe further.
“I said to Senator Schumer and Speaker Pelosi, I want to do infrastructure… but I can’t do it under these circumstances,” he told reporters during a press conference in the White House Rose Garden.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.