Trump bemoans 'stigma' of impeachment

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE in a tweet on Sunday bemoaned the “stigma” of impeachment as Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiCNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Social Security emerges as flash point in Biden-Sanders fight | Dems urge Supreme Court to save consumer agency | Trump to sign USMCA next week Veronica Escobar to give Spanish-language response to Trump State of the Union address MORE (D-Calif.) prepares to send House-passed articles of impeachment against him to the Senate as early as this week.

The president in his post again condemned House Democrats for impeaching him and claimed that he did “NOTHING wrong.”

"Why should I have the stigma of Impeachment attached to my name when I did NOTHING wrong?" he asked.

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“Read the Transcripts! A totally partisan Hoax, never happened before,” he added. “House Republicans voted 195-0, with three Dems voting with the Republicans. Very unfair to tens of millions of voters!”

Trump in a separate tweet said Pelosi allowed House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Schiff says Justice Roberts should rule on witnesses Schiff sparks blowback with head on a 'pike' line MORE (D-Calif.) to embellish the contents of the president's phone call with the Ukrainian president, which sparked the impeachment inquiry.

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“Why did Nervous Nancy allow corrupt politician Shifty Schiff to lie before Congress?” he posted. “He must be a Witness, and so should she!”

The president’s tweets came after Pelosi and Schiff appeared in separate broadcast interviews.

Both lawmakers said the House might subpoena former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonSenate Republicans must stand up for the rule of law and ensure a fair, open proceeding Democrats cap impeachment arguments with focus on Trump stonewalling Lindsey Graham will oppose subpoena of Hunter Biden MORE, who has said he is willing to testify before the Senate. Pelosi also said it was possible that other articles of impeachment against the president would be submitted.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment Impeachment throws curveball in Iowa to sidelined senators MORE (R-Ky.) has said there will be no new witnesses or new documentation in a Senate trial, at least before the opening statements.