Trump says he'd win the election 'easier' if Democrats impeach him

Trump says he'd win the election 'easier' if Democrats impeach him
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE predicted in an interview broadcast Sunday morning that his reelection chances would increase if Democratic lawmakers impeached him. 

Asked by host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddBooker dismisses early surveys: 'If you're polling ahead right now, you should worry' O'Rourke's debate moment reignites gun debate on Sunday shows Liz Cheney says world is more stable, 'safer' under Trump MORE on NBC's "Meet the Press" whether he thought impeachment was good politics for him, Trump replied, "I think I win the election easier."


"But, you know, I'm not sure that I like having it," he said. "Look, I did nothing wrong. I did nothing wrong. So impeachment's a very unfair thing because nothing that I did was wrong. And if you look at the Mueller report, there was no collusion. This was all about collusion."

Trump added that he thinks Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBiden blasts Trump, demands he release transcript of call with foreign leader Pelosi wants to change law to allow a sitting president to be indicted Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes | Senators press FDA to pull most e-cigarettes immediately | House panel tees up e-cig hearing for next week MORE (D-Calif.) is resisting impeachment calls in inside the Democratic caucus for the same reason. 

"I think she feels that I will win much easier," Trump said. "I mean, I've been told that by many people."

Dozens of Democratic lawmakers, including several 2020 presidential candidates, have called for Trump's impeachment in wake of the release of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerLewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network Mueller report fades from political conversation MORE's report. 

The report, which was released in April, said that investigators did not find sufficient evidence to conclude a conspiracy between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign took place. 

But the report noted that Mueller did not come to a conclusive determination on whether Trump obstructed justice. 

Pelosi has insisted that Democrats should continue their investigations into the Trump administration before launching an impeachment inquiry.