23 Aug 2018

Trump: ‘Impeach me and market will crash’

‘I don’t know how you can impeach somebody who’s done a great job’, Donald Trump has insisted – telling Fox News that if he was impeached the markets would crash and “everybody would be very poor”.

And in another tirade against his former laywer Michael Cohen – who claimed the President directed him to make hush money payments to two alleged mistresses – Mr Trump suggested plea bargains should be illegal because people “just make up lies”. Here’s our Washington correspondent Kylie Morris.