Friday, President Trump waved off the need for any extra help in countering House Democrats’ impeachment efforts, declaring “I’m the team.”
The remarks outside the White House before leaving for an event in South Carolina recalled Donald Trump’s 2016 declaration while accepting the GOP Presidential nomination that “I alone can fix it.”
“Here’s the thing. I do not have teams,” President Trump told reporters Friday when asked if he would bolster his team to deal with impeachment efforts.
“Everyone’s talking about teams. I’m the team. I did nothing wrong.”
President Trump’s allies want the White House to develop a more organized structure to respond to the impeachment drive. He says he does not need that structure.
Some have suggested President Trump follow the war-room model set up by the Clinton White House that kept President Bill Clinton out of the daily fray of impeachment. The Clinton White House was “on message every day,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), said Thursday.
There has instead been an internal tug-of-war between Top White House lawyer Pat Cipillone and acting CoS Mick Mulvaney, who have both tried to take control of the response, while maintaining their other responsibilities.
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