US President denounces impeachment inquiry against him as ‘coup’


USA, Oct 02 (TNS): The United States President Donald Trump has denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a “coup,” as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation.

In tweet message, he said it is intended to take away the power of the people, their vote, their freedoms, their second amendment, religion, military and border wall as a citizen of the United States.

Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused three Democratic House committee heads conducting the impeachment inquiry of an attempt to intimidate, bully and treat improperly the distinguished professionals of the Department of State.