Vladimir Putin during his traditional press conference related to the Trumps impeachment.
The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, do not expect to have his american ditto, Donald Trump, end up being set aside as a result of rigsretssagen.
It tells Putin according to the news agency dpa in connection with its traditional press conference that marks the end of the year.
the Opinion from the Russian president needs to be seen in the context that it is the Senate, which must decide whether Trump should be set aside for abuse of power and the thwarting of Congress.
In the Senate, two thirds vote for the removal of Trump. But it's going to be difficult, as Republicans, Trumps party members, sitting on a good half of the seats in the Senate.
- It is unlikely that they will wish to remove their party's representative from power, for - what I believe - are totally fabricated reasons, says Putin.
- The (Democrats, red.) accused the first Trump of a conspiracy with Russia. So there appeared not to be a conspiracy, and that it could not be the basis for impeachment. Now they have fantasized themselves to an idea of one or other pressure on Ukraine, says Putin.
the President refers to the Democratic accusation that Trump has been trying to push Ukraine's president to investigate the forretningsforholdene about the former vice president Joe biden's son in Ukraine.
Biden trying at the moment to be the Democratic candidate for the presidential elections in the UNITED states in 2020, and thus considered an achievement for Trump.
According to the accusation threatened Trump to detain american militærhjælp, unless biden's son was investigated.
There are two allegations in the rigsretssagen. The other is an accusation that Trump has tried to prevent the case from Ukraine are solved.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 19 December 2019, 12:00