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Trump rips impeachment talk after Dems take House

President TrumpDonald TrumpWarren says Republican party 'eating itself and it is discovering that the meal is poisonous' More than 75 Asian, LGBTQ groups oppose anti-Asian crime bill McConnell says he's 'great admirer' of Liz Cheney but mum on her removal MORE on Friday ripped impeachment talk among some Democrats, saying they couldn’t impeach “the most popular Republican in party history.”

“How do you impeach a president who has won perhaps the greatest election of all time, done nothing wrong (no Collusion with Russia, it was the Dems that Colluded), had the most successful first two years of any president, and is the most popular Republican in party history 93%?” Trump tweeted.

A poll from The Washington Post in August found that Trump’s overall approval rating among Republican respondents was 93 percent. A Gallup poll released in July found that 90 percent of Republican respondents approved of Trump, making him one of the most popular modern presidents with his own party at that point in a presidency.

Gallup's presidential polling extends back to the Truman administration.

A Gallup poll taken during the week of Dec. 17 found Trump's approval at 89 percent among Republican respondents and 39 percent among the entire sample polled. In comparison, former President George W. Bush polled at 63 percent among the public at the same point in his first term.

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This isn’t the first time Trump has pushed back on impeachment talk; in August he suggested his job performance will insulate him.

"I don’t think they can impeach somebody that’s doing a great job," Trump said at the time. “You look at the economy, you look at jobs, you look at foreign, what’s going on with other countries. You look at trade deals. I’m doing a great job.”

Rep. Brad ShermanBradley (Brad) James ShermanLawmakers tout bipartisan support for resolution criticizing Iran's government Biden funding decision inflames debate over textbooks for Palestinian refugees Iran talks set up delicate dance for Biden team MORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday introduced articles of impeachment against Trump.

"There is no reason it shouldn’t be before the Congress,” Sherman told the Los Angeles Times. “Every day, Donald Trump shows that leaving the White House would be good for our country."

Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibOcasio-Cortez hits Yang over scrapped Eid event: 'Utterly shameful' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden, Congress drawn into pipeline cyberattack, violence in Israel The Memo: Outrage rises among liberals over Israel MORE (D-Mich.) called for Trump to be impeached just hours after she was sworn into office, telling a crowd of supporters, “We’re going to go in and impeach the mothef---er.”

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Inflation jumps at fastest pace since 2008 | Biden 'encouraged' on bipartisan infrastructure deal Overnight Health Care: CDC approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12-15 | House moderates signal concerns with Pelosi drug pricing bill | Panel blasts COVID-19 response Biden 'encouraged' by meeting with congressional leaders on infrastructure MORE (D-Calif.) told USA Today on Thursday that she does not intend to seek grounds for impeachment unless it's "clearly bipartisan."

“The facts will indicate a path and I don't think we should impeach a president for any political reason, but I don't think we can ignore any behavior that requires attention and that was all based on the facts," Pelosi said.