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Trump Legal Team Shakeup Comes As Ex-Prez Wants to Keep Fighting 2020 Election

Will his new lawyers present such an argument on the floor of the Senate.

In just a matter of days, former President Donald Trump will be facing a second impeachment trial in the Senate, which in and of itself is an unprecedented occurrence in American history.

In a stunning turn of events over the weekend, a handful of lawyers from the Trump team quit.  The Don quickly announced a couple of replacements, but there were doubts about just how troubling a late switch like this could be.

On Monday, it was revealed that the change came after Trump expressed his concerns over the direction of the defense.

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Trump wanted his original team to falsely argue that he had won the election and continue his baseless suggestions that the count was somehow “rigged,” per one person with knowledge of the discussions, but the attorneys were not comfortable with amplifying misinformation. Instead, they wanted to use a Constitutional argument.

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Forty-five Republican senators voted last week in support of a measure declaring that impeaching a former president is unconstitutional.

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Another source familiar with the matter said that Trump wanted his lawyers to pursue a case that would detail fraud claims in places like Arizona, Wisconsin and Georgia, despite no evidence such widespread fraud exists.

Those close to Trump weren’t so sure of the story.

Trump adviser Jason Miller said that the former president did not ask the lawyers to do so and that any suggestion otherwise was “fake news.”

The impeachment trial is set to begin on February 9th.

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