Trump Under Fire for Calling Impeachment Process a ‘Lynching’: ‘How DARE You Invoke That Term’


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President Donald Trump is coming under heavy criticism for referring to his impeachment process as a “lynching.”

“So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights,” Trump wrote in a Tuesday morning tweet. “All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here – a lynching.”

The remark has drawn strong condemnation from observers on both sides of the aisle. Here’s a sampling of the reaction:

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