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Here Are The Lawyers Who Will Defend President Trump Against Impeachment


Added 01-14-20 05:07:01am EST - “"We're ready for it," a White House counselor said. "We have a defense team in place. And our defense team will go on offense also."” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Here Are The Lawyers Who Will Defend President Trump Against Impeachment”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

White House counsel Pat Cipollone will anchor Trump's defense team for the Senate impeachment trial. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

President Trump is finalizing his defense team for his Senate impeachment trial as the process draws nearer.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway outlined the leadership of the team on Friday while also teasing that more changes could come.

"We're ready for it," Conway said. "We have a defense team in place. And our defense team will go on offense also."

Both White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Jay Sekulow, a private attorney who represented Trump in the Russia investigation, are expected to make arguments before the Senate. Others will likely rotate in and out.

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