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Trump Has Lost His Top Impeachment Lawyers Just 1 Week Before The Trial

He's reportedly been left with no defence team.
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Trump's Impeachment Lawyers Have Left His Team Just 1 Week Before His Trial

With just over one week to go until former president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, his top lawyers have reportedly stepped down.

Butch Bowers and Deborah Barbier, who were previously Trump’s lead impeachment lawyers, have left the team per a “mutual decision.”

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1 Week to go until the impeachment trial

The Associated Press, via Global News, reported that the move reflected a difference of opinion related to the direction in which the case was going.

In addition, CNN has suggested that Josh Howard, Johnny Gasser and Greg Harris have also left the team, leaving Trump with no known defence attorneys ahead of the case.

New additions to the legal team are expected to be confirmed soon, although the trial is scheduled for February 8, 2021.

The former leader is facing charges for his role in inciting the riots that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

It’s the second time he’s faced impeachment charges during his four-year term as American president.

    Helena Hanson
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    Helena Hanson is a Senior Editor for Narcity Canada's Trending Desk focused on major news. She previously lived in Ottawa, but is now based in the U.K.
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