Trump: Schiff, Nadler must go back in a room and 'laugh their asses off'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE lashed out at two top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday, accusing them of pushing a false narrative surrounding his conversation with the president of Ukraine.

At a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Trump went after Reps. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffNunes's facial expression right before lawmakers took break from Sondland testimony goes viral Sondland brings impeachment inquiry to White House doorstep Maloney wins House Oversight gavel MORE (D-Calif.) and Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerMaloney wins House Oversight gavel House Judiciary Committee approves landmark marijuana legalization bill Maloney wins vote for Oversight chairwoman MORE (D-N.Y.), the chairmen of the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees, respectively.

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"When you see little Adam Schiff go out and lie and lie and stand at the mic — smart guy, by the way — stand at the mic and act like he's so serious. And then he goes into a room with Nadler, and they must laugh their asses off," Trump said. "They must laugh their asses off."

"But it's so bad for our country. People have said ... they don't know if one man anywhere in the world with all the men they know — or woman — that could handle what I've had to handle," he added.

The president used his press conference to blast the Democrats' announced plans for an impeachment inquiry targeting him, calling it an excuse for Democrats to seek his removal in a manner outside of a voting booth.

Trump has battled criticism from Democratic lawmakers for days over his July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. It intensified on Wednesday with the release of a memo detailing the conversation between the two leaders.

The memo showed that Trump had urged Zelensky to open an investigation into former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE, with Trump telling the Ukrainian leader he should speak with Trump's personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiBiden: Impeachment hearings show 'Trump doesn't want me to be the nominee' Sondland brings impeachment inquiry to White House doorstep FBI sought interview with whistleblower at heart of impeachment probe MORE about allegations against the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

The White House has maintained that transcripts of the call show that no quid pro quo was offered by Trump relating to Ukrainian aid and an investigation into Biden, while Democrats have argued that what was said in the call constitutes an impeachable offense.