Trump fires back at Mueller report, Democrats talk impeachment

President Donald Trump blasted the special counsel's report as a "hit job" as some of his 2020 Democratic challengers called for impeachment proceedings to begin.
2:41 | 04/22/19

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Transcript for Trump fires back at Mueller report, Democrats talk impeachment
at churches. We're moving to the white house where president trump is both attacking the Mueller report and claiming it exonerates him as Democrats determine whether to impeach the president based on the obstruction of justice compiled by the special counsel. ABC's Terry Moran has the latest. Good morning, president trump is fighting back, saying there's no grounds, despite the Mueller report. Secondly because he's saying it's politically advantageous for him. Even as polls show it's waning and democratic leaders are starting to back away from the issue. Everybody, have a good day. A lot of great things happening for our country. Reporter: President trump was all smiles with his might have Melania and daughter Tiffany. But he returned to Washington with the threat of impeachment on his mind. Writing, how do you impeach a Republican president for a crime committed by Democrats? That's a claim of trump saying the initiation of it itself was a crime. Dozens this weekend, the president fuming about the Mueller report. The special cosel found no evidence of conspiracy between Russia and the campaign. But his report does detail 11 instances when the president may have obstructed justice. And it does not exonerate the president on that issue. Though attorney general Barr decided the evidence was insufficient to charge trump with a crime. Some of the president's democratic challengers now calling for impeachment proceedings to begin. This is about principle. And that's why I've asked the house to start impeachment proceedings. I'm pretty sure he deserves to be impeached. But congress will have to figure out procedurally what to do. I think it would be perfectly reasonable for congress to open up those proceedings. Reporter: But democratic congress leaders are following Nancy Pelosi's approach, pushing to see the full unredacted report after testimony of Mueller. If proven, some of this would be impeachable, yes. Reporter: Meanwhile, this stunning defense by Rudy Giuliani on the eagerness to get dirt on Hillary Clinton from the Kremlin. Any candidate in the whole world would take information -- From a foreign source? From a hostile foreign source? Who says it's illegal? There's nothing wrong with taking Russian information. Reporter: They're meeting to see if they can map out the next steps for Democrats on the Mueller report, George. Breaking political news this

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