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George Conway Rips Trump Legal Team in Op-Ed: Dershowitz Unhelpful, ‘Can't Comprehend' Why Starr's There

8 monthes ago   |   By Mediaite

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George Conway , in a new Washington Post op-ed, ripped President Donald Trump's legal defense for bringing in people who are doubtful to be very “helpful” to his case.
Conway - husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway - writes that Trump has “consistently encountered difficulty in hiring good lawyers to defend him” for a number of reasons and has ended up with “a random patchwork of counsel” including Rudy Giuliani himself.
The new people in Trump's legal corner make “no sense,” Conway argues, saying that neither Dershowitz nor Starr would be...
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Dershowitz Dodges on Whether Trump Did ‘Nothing Wrong' With Ukraine: ‘Not Part of My Mandate'

Dershowitz Dodges on Whether Trump Did ‘Nothing Wrong' With Ukraine: ‘Not Part of My Mandate'

8 monthes ago   |   By Mediaite

As Harvard Law emeritus Alan Dershowitz spoke about his role on Donald Trump's impeachment defense team, he repeatedly dodged questions about the president's insistence that he did “nothing wrong” with regard to the Ukraine scandal.
Throughout his Sunday interview with George Stephanopoulos , Dershowitz argued that abuse of power does not fulfill the Constitution's criteria for impeachment, even if the arguments laid out against the president are accepted as fact. At one point, Stephanopoulos asked Dershowitz if he agrees with the briefing filed by Trump's attorneys which says the...
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Adam Schiff Rips Dershowitz's ‘Absurdist' Trump Defense: Abuse of Power ‘Would Have Appalled the Founders'

8 monthes ago   |   By Mediaite

House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said President Donald Trump's legal team “can't contest the facts” in response to their first official argument against impeachment.
During an interview on Sunday with ABC's George Stephanopoulos , Schiff was asked for his thoughts about how Trump's defense team refuted every charge against him in their first trial filing. Schiff called it a collection of “failed arguments” and that “they can't contest those facts” that Trump tried to pressure the Ukrainian government into investigating his political foes.
Stephanopoulos went on to ask...
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