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 TrumpLiz Cheney: 'Send her back' chant 'inappropriate' but not about race, gender Booker: Trump is 'worse than a racist' Top Democrat insists country hasn't moved on from Mueller 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 ToddSanders campaign vents frustration with media, polls Megan Rapinoe reveals what she'd say to fans who are Trump supporters Rapinoe: Trump's message divides 'so he can conquer' 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 PelosiDemocrats should rise above and unify against Trump's tweets 10 questions for Robert Mueller Ocasio-Cortez tears into Trump's immigration agenda: 'It's about ethnicity and racism' 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 MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump 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.