With sharp attacks on the Democrats, has vowed US President Donald Trump, his followers, on the approaching presidential campaign in 2020.

“these are lousy politicians, and they make lousy policy,” said Trump on Saturday at a meeting of conservative activists and politicians in Oxon Hill in Washington with views of the Democrats. With your “radical” left-wing projects, the Democrats wanted to destroy the US economy. “You want to replace individual rights by full control by the government,” he said. “But I’ll protect you,” said Trump to his followers. The safest way to prevent all of this, to ensure his re-election in 2020.

Unusually long, namely more than two hours, the voice of Trump before him, is very weighted. For the President of the appearance seemed to be a welcome change after a, for him, domestic and foreign policies have little positive week.

Trump defendant of the Democrat-driven “witch hunt” on him. There had been no collusion with Russia during the last presidential campaign in 2016, said he. But the Democrats didn’t want to have come true. “These people are sick,” said Trump.

An FBI Team led by special investigator Robert Mueller after going for almost two years, the question of whether there was in the case of the alleged Russian Attempt to influence the presidential election in 2016, the collusion between Moscow and Trumps choice of fight camp. It is expected that Mueller completes his investigation soon.

For Trump, these are highly uncomfortable. Already several people from his direct environment, were accused, in the examinations and to the part condemned. Also, the U.S. Congress will explore these and other questions. With their newly gained majority in one of the two Congress chambers, in the house of representatives, to push the Democrats out various investigations to Trump and its environment.

On Wednesday, trump’s Ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen had said in a public meeting before the U.S. Congress and his former boss. Cohen referred to Trump, among other things, a racist, an imposter and a fraud and accused him of various Offences. Among other things, he accused Trump of these have pre-known by the publication of hacked E-Mails from the Democrats by Wikileaks during the election campaign of 2016. The Democrats in Congress want to investigate all the allegations.

The next presidential election in the United States in November, 2020. Although the primaries begin in a year’s time, the election campaign already. In the case of the Democrats, the field of presidential candidates continues to grow, currently steadily: In this case, there are already twelve candidates. And more names to be traded.

During his appearance on Saturday, Trump spoke of a historic election in 2016 and for 2020 an even greater electoral success. As so often, he appreciated his previous tenure as the only success story, praised about the economic development of the country and defended the controversial decisions of recent times: is about the proclamation of a National state of emergency on the border to Mexico or the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

the failed summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Vietnam was Trump, in spite of the absence of a result – as a positive development. The talks had been very productive. “We have made great progress. We will continue to make progress.” That the anticipated Meeting with Kim’s surprising, meant to Trump a big disappointment. With a success on the international stage, he would have been able to distract from Negative headlines at home. This however, was not achieved.

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