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Trump lawyer says Dems want to 'overturn' last election

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's lawyers opened their impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election, arguing that investigations of Trump's dealings with Ukraine have not been a fact-finding mission but a politically motivated effort to drive him from the White House.
“They're here to perpetrate the most massive interference in an election in American history," White House Counsel Pat Cipollone told senators. “And we can't allow that to happen."
The Trump legal team's arguments in the rare Saturday session were aimed at rebutting...
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Trump's lawyers prepare to give a masterclass in disinformation during opening arguments in Saturday's impeachment trial

Trump's lawyers prepare to give a masterclass in disinformation during opening arguments in Saturday's impeachment trial

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump's lawyers will take center stage Saturday as they begin opening arguments in his historic impeachment trial.
They will argue that the two articles of impeachment against Trump - charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress - are constitutionally invalid and should be tossed out.
They're expected to focus heavily on former Vice President Joe Biden and unfounded allegations of corruption against him, as well as discredited conspiracy theories about Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election.
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Trump impeachment trial: President's lawyers have 1st chance to defend him Saturday

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The president's lawyers get their first chance to defend him Saturday, and are expected to argue he acted appropriately.
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