In the interest of recording his positions and thoughts for the living and the unborn, President Donald J. Trump wrote a six page letter to Nancy Pelosi on the eve of his impeachment. It appears to have come straight from Trump’s mouth, replete with signature phrases and the kind of capitalization for emphasis that we see in his tweets, albeit with an edit here or there for the sake of gravitas.
Here is a link to the letter, or you can read the screencaps below.
Twitter has provided several hot takes, and the once-august New York Times has opined in snitty fashion that the letter is “rambling.” CD Media’s take: this will indeed be a document historians pore over. Trump rebuts the two articles of impeachment drawn up against him, summarizes his accomplishments in office, then provides a timeline of events, from those calling for his impeachment at his inauguration to the Russia probe, Mueller’s underwhelming investigation, and up to the present moment. He then directs his fire at Pelosi and other Democratic leaders.
Here is the letter in full: