We are fast approaching the point in this impeachment of Donald Trump where the rubber meets the road.
The Senate impeachment trial is set to begin on Tuesday, but not without some controversies still lingering in the politi-sphere. The Democrats continue to clamor for additional witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton, while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell readies his troops for a swift and exonerating excursion into the dark and dusty corners of our Constitution.
Given that we are now in crunch time, the President has wisely chosen to invest in a few heavy hitters for his legal team, and the Democrats have been left stunned, with their mouths figuratively agape.
The prominent lawyers are among several attorneys added to the team as the president’s impeachment trial gets underway, with proceedings kicking off Thursday and moving into full swing next Tuesday.
The team will also include former Florida attorney general Pam Bondi, former federal prosecutor Robert Ray and Jane Raskin, who was part of the president’s legal team during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Both Starr and Dershowitz are former Fox News contributors.
Not everyone was a fan of the move.
The inclusion of Starr drew an immediate reaction from Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with Clinton eventually led to his impeachment before he was acquitted in a Senate trial. “This is definitely an ‘are you f—-ng kidding me?’ kinda day,” she tweeted.
McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are set to square off beginning on Tuesday, under the watchful eye of We The People and their fellow public servants.
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