“I like the idea & will, in order to get Congress focused again, strongly consider it!” President Trump said in a tweet Monday morning, even as he also complained that doing so would lend credibility to a process that he believes is unfair.
While the president said he is seriously considering the idea, it comes as the president has blocked his top aides who have been subpoenaed to testify from going before House investigators. In special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, the president refused to sit for a requested interview but did respond to written questions.
“The president could come right before the committee and talk, speak all the truth that he wants if he wants to … if he wants to take the oath of office or he could do it in writing. He has every opportunity to present his case,” Pelosi said.