As impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump bound ahead, the White House has reached out to outside counsel for legal help.
In a segment published Tuesday, CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour sat down with Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media and a close friend of Trump's.
Ruddy said the president was deeply worried—as he should be.
The inquiry is "a mortal threat to [Trump's] presidency," said Ruddy. "He certainly should treat it that way."
The impeachment inquiry is "a mortal threat to [Trump's] presidency," according to @ChrisRuddyNMX, who's a close fr… https://t.co/8I9XCmrMhC— Christiane Amanpour (@Christiane Amanpour) 1570554642.0