Trump taps lawyer Dershowitz, others for impeachment trial defense
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former independent counsel Ken Starr and lawyer Alan Dershowitz will join U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial defense team led by White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Trump attorney Jay Sekulow, Trump’s legal team and a source said on Friday.
Trump adviser Pam Bondi and former independent counsel Robert Ray will also be on the team, according to the source who is familiar with the team’s composition.
(Reporting by Karen Freifeld; writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Alistair Bell)
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