Trump rips turnout for 'so-called impeachment rallies': 'No spirit, no hope'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDavis: Supreme Court decision is bad news for Trump, good news for Vance Meadows trying to root out suspected White House leakers by feeding them info: Axios Pressley hits DeVos over reopening schools: 'I wouldn't trust you to care for a house plant let alone my child' MORE in an early morning tweet on Tuesday mocked the number of attendees at "so-called impeachment rallies" over the weekend, calling it "anemic."

"Only a few people showed up for the so-called Impeachment rallies over the weekend," the president wrote.

"The numbers were anemic, no spirit, no hope," he added. "More importantly, No Collusion, No Obstruction!"


The California-based Mercury News reported that as many as 140 rallies were planned in cities across the country last Saturday in favor of the president's impeachment. 

The Los Angeles Daily News described the events in Southern California as "relatively small and calm."

One event in downtown Portland, Ore., attracted 200 people, according to The Oregonian.

Trump in tweets on Sunday said "almost nobody showed up" for the rallies.

Sixty-two Democrats in the House have come out in favor of opening impeachment proceedings against the president, as well as one lone Republican member, Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashDemocrats fear US already lost COVID-19 battle Michigan candidate's daughter urges people not to vote for him in viral tweet Can Trump break his 46 percent ceiling? MORE (Mich.).

The move is largely opposed by Democratic House leadership, including Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBattle over reopening schools heats up Pelosi: Trump wearing a mask is 'an admission' that it can stop spread of coronavirus Sunday shows - Spotlight shifts to reopening schools MORE (D-Calif.), who has warned that any vote by the House to impeach Trump would just be stymied by the GOP-led Senate.