Transcript for Trump responds to impeachment acquittal
Moran. And Terry, former president trump is responding tonight. We haven't seen him publicly since January 20th, the inauguration, anden this is his first reaction to the trial. Reporter: It is, whit. And it will come as no surprise that president trump, former president trump, has no expression of remorse or regret at all. As you pointed out, he calls the impeachment another phase of the greatest witch hunt in the history of our country. And then he looks ahead in this statement. He says that the make America great again movement has only just begun and "I look forward to continuing our incredible journey together in the months ahead." And so, he sounds not just undaunted, but triumphant. And Terry, we've also witnessed the bitter division within the Republican party over this impeachment. Where does the GOP go from here? Reporter: No one knows, whit. Right now, it looks like Mitch Mcconnell and other Republicans are trying to drive Donald Trump out of the party, not by voting to convict him, but by essentially accusing him, holding him accountable for the riot and almost inviting local prosecutors to do their work for him. But Donald Trump clearly is going nowhere and you can't name another Republican with greater name recognition, ability to raise money, dominate news cycles or generate big crowds. I think we all know Donald Trump, he'll be back. Whit? All right, Terry Moran on this historic night in
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