Ths Trump legal team defense filed a lengthy response to charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, decrying the attempt to remove him as a “charade” and calling on senators to quickly reject it.
A CNN Poll posted on January 20, 2020 reports that 51% of respondents say Trump should be convicted and removed from office. See more here.
The 110-page filing reflects the most fulsome rebuttal of Democrats’ accusations against Trump and amounts to a preview of the case Trump’s lawyers will make on the Senate floor when the impeachment trial commences.
They argue the impeachment was a partisan sham that failed to prove any violation of law. They warn against dangerous precedents should Democrats’ efforts prove successful.
In addition, the trump legal team defense insist that Trump was well within his prerogatives to raise the issue of his political rivals with a foreign leader.
In addition, it has been reported that Trump’s allies are doing all they can to prevent Bolton from testfying.