Trump holds campaign rally in Michigan as impeachment looms

  • President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House for a campaign trip to Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Washington. Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress ahead of votes that will leave a defining mark on his tenure at the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — An indignant and defiant President Donald Trump stared down Wednesday’s impeachment votes as he has every obstacle in his presidency: by broadcasting his grievances via tweet.