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Trump Legal Team Accuses Democrats Of 'Dangerous Perversion' Of Constitution


Added 01-20-20 12:06:03pm EST - “The White House is releasing a formal legal brief to the Senate, ahead of the Tuesday start to the impeachment trial. An executive summary was obtained by NPR.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Trump Legal Team Accuses Democrats Of 'Dangerous Perversion' Of Constitution”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Trump's legal team offered a fiery brief in his defense on Monday, one day before the Senate impeachment trial is expected to begin. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

President Trump's legal team offered a fiery brief in his defense on Monday, one day before the Senate impeachment trial is expected to begin.

The White House is offering a fiery legal response to the articles of impeachment, in an executive summary of a legal brief obtained by NPR.

Decrying a "rigged process" that is "brazenly political," President Trump's legal team accuses House Democrats of "focus-group testing various charges for weeks" and says that "all that House Democrats have succeeded in proving is hat the President did absolutely nothing wrong."

They sum up the impeachment as "a dangerous perversion of the Constitution that the Senate should swiftly and roundly condemn."

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