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President Trump expressed optimism in relation to the Senate impeachment proceedings as he arrived for a Breakfast meeting with American CEOs and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning.
“We have a great case,” the President said to the journalists gathered in the Davos Congress Center, after his motorcade came out from the Hotel Intercontinental. He added that he thought that his legal team was doing “a very good job,” according to the Associated Press.
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The short comment from Trump came just hours after a marathon first day of the impeachment procedure is completed, across the Atlantic in Washington, crowned shortly after midnight by a screaming match between Republicans and Democrats prompted the admonition of Chief Justice John Roberts, both sides.
President Trump flashes a thumbs up as he arrives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Associated Press)
The confrontation is triggered when Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-NY, accused Senate Republicans of “vote for a cover-up” after a series of trial-rules changes proposed, the votes from Senate Democrats went down in defeat in the party-line.
The changes were called, testimony from new witnesses and the disclosure of documents, but 53-47 each time were rejected.
To collect during most of the seats in the Senate Tuesday were spent in silence in the impeachment proceedings, Trump spent part of the day with a robust U.S. economy in a speech to the global business community in Switzerland.
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“Today, I am proud to declare that the United States is in the midst of an economic boom, which has seen like of which the world never before,” he said, and vowed never to “radical socialists destroy our economy.”
Trump was expected that the participation in a pair of bilateral press-conferences with leaders from Kurdistan and Iraq before returning to Washington later on Wednesday.
Fox News’ Rachel O’neill and Edmund DeMarche and the Associated Press contributed to this story.