Trump slams Democrats as 'shameful' after Lewandowski hearing

 Trump slams Democrats as 'shameful' after Lewandowski hearing
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE in an early morning tweet on Wednesday slammed Democrats as "shameful" following their questioning of former campaign aide Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Argentum - Mask mandates, restrictions issued as COVID-19 spreads Trump shakes up campaign leadership, demotes Parscale Trump World boils over as campaign hits skids MORE on Capitol Hill. 

"As Corey Lewandowski stated very clearly yesterday in front of the House Judiciary Committee, President Trump didn’t do anything wrong or illegal. But they all know that. The Democrats are hurting our Country, and getting nothing done. Shameful!" Trump tweeted. 


"The Witch Hunt is the greatest political scam in U.S. history!" he added in a subsequent post, sharing a tweet from Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanWorld's most trafficked mammal gives Trump new way to hit China on COVID-19 The 'pitcher of warm spit' — Veepstakes and the fate of Mike Pence Tucker Carlson calls Fauci a 'fraud' after tense hearing MORE (R-Ohio) who said it is time to "move on." 

Lewandowski during Tuesday's hearing declined to answer questions about his appearances in former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's report and faced off with Democrats who questioned him. He repeatedly pointed to White House claims of executive privilege — even though he never worked in the Trump administration.

Lewandowski quickly earned the praise of Trump on Twitter, and used the Capitol Hill appearance to tease a potential Senate run.

During a mid-afternoon break in the hearing, he announced the launch of a new website in a tweet. The site includes photos of Lewandowski and Trump, with the president offering the testimonial “I think Corey would be fantastic” in the Senate.

The House is currently investigating possible obstruction of justice by Trump, who has repeatedly denied the allegations.

Democrats have been divided over whether to support impeachment proceedings against the president, with some hoping that questioning the former Trump campaign aide would help them make a case for it.