Trump pushes back on impeachment talk: 'Tables are finally turning on the Witch Hunt!'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats worried by Jeremy Corbyn's UK rise amid anti-Semitism Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 MORE on Monday pushed back on the prospect of Democrats launching impeachment proceedings against him, asserting that he did not commit a crime to reach the threshold of "high crimes and misdemeanors."

"Only high crimes and misdemeanors can lead to impeachment," Trump tweeted. "There were no crimes by me (No Collusion, No Obstruction), so you can’t impeach. It was the Democrats that committed the crimes, not your Republican President! Tables are finally turning on the Witch Hunt!"

It marked the second time in as many days Trump has aimed to defuse discussion of impeachment as Democrats weigh whether to undertake such proceedings after the conclusion of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump MORE's investigation.

The special counsel said in a redacted report, released last week, that the nearly two-year probe did not establish that Trump colluded with the Russian government.

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Mueller neither exonerated nor implicated the president on obstruction of justice, but said Congress has the authority to conduct its own investigation on the subject. The special counsel reviewed 10 incidents for possible obstruction.

Democrats have seized on the Mueller report's findings to raise additional doubts about Trump's presidency. Multiple committee chairmen have left open the possibility that the party would pursue impeachment, though they acknowledged such an effort would likely be unsuccessful.

"I'm not there yet, but I can foresee that possibly coming," House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsCongressional investigation finds Coast Guard leadership fell short on handling bullying Trump request for Ukrainian 'favor' tops notable quote list Impeachment can't wait MORE (D-Md.) said Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation." "But, again, the fact is is that I think we have to be very careful here."

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerHouse passes bill that would give legal status to thousands of undocumented farmworkers Collins accusing Democrats of 'tearing down a world leader' GOP calls for minority hearing on impeachment, threatens procedural measures MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that some of Trump's actions detailed in Mueller's report, such as potential obstruction of justice, "would be impeachable" if proven. Nadler's committee would oversee the early stages of any impeachment proceedings.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 The Memo: Pelosi-Trump trade deal provokes debate on left MORE (D-Mass.), who is running for president, said Friday that the House should initiate impeachment proceedings, citing Mueller's report.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats seek leverage for trial The Memo: Pelosi-Trump trade deal provokes debate on left MORE (D-Calif.) has expressed reluctance to back impeachment hearings unless there is bipartisan support for moving forward. That appears increasingly unlikely, as Republicans have said the Mueller report vindicates Trump.

House Democrats are scheduled to hold a conference call Monday to discuss the party's next steps. Lawmakers have already called on Mueller and Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrInspector general testifies on FBI failures: Five takeaways Budowsky: Would John McCain back impeachment? Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen asks judge to reduce sentence MORE to testify.

Congressional Democrats previously launched a number of House investigations looking into the Trump administration. The Judiciary Committee is conducting a probe looking at potential obstruction of justice, public corruption and abuses of power.

Updated at 10:23 a.m.