• Trump says Democrats badly hurt the country by pushing his impeachment
  • Trump rejected the urging of Arthur Brooks to "love your enemies"
  • Romney was the only Republican to vote for one of the articles of impeachment

Update: 12:12 p.m. EST

Watch Trump's statement on impeachment below:

Original story

President Trump on Thursday slammed the impeachment process at the National Prayer Breakfast, brandishing newspapers with headlines touting his acquittal by the Senate and accusing Democrats of damaging the country.

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, was the only senator to cross party lines and vote to convict Trump of abuse of power.

Trump was scheduled to make a full statement on the impeachment at noon EST.

Trump criticized Democrats as “dishonest and corrupt,” saying they “badly hurt our nation.” He praised Republicans for their courage “wisdom, fortitude and strength to do what everyone knows was right.”

He then referred to Romney and Pelosi, who has said she prays for the president daily.

"I don't like people who use their faith as justification for doing what they know is wrong nor do I like people who say, 'I pray for you,' when they know that's not so. So many people have been hurt and we can't let that go on," Trump said.

He then made a veiled threat: "We have allies, we have enemies, sometimes the allies are enemies, but we just don't know it. But we're changing all that."

Earlier, Trump called Romney “sanctimonious.”

Romney told Fox News his shoulders are broad enough to bear the criticism.

Trump used his appearance to praise the economy and underscore administration actions on protecting the “sanctity of life” and religious freedom, citing the administration threat to cut off funding to colleges and universities that spread anti-Semitism and denounce Christianity.

Before introducing Trump, Arthur Brooks called on the assembled to “love your enemies” because the "crisis of contempt and polarization [is] tearing our societies apart."

But Trump pushed back.

"When they impeach you for nothing, then you're supposed to like them. It's not easy, folks. I do my best," Trump said.

Pelosi did not mention politics or impeachment when she spoke, instead urging those gathered to pray for the persecuted and treat everyone “with dignity and respect.”

At Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, Trump refused to shake Pelosi’s hand and she tore up his speech.