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Trump Names New Lead Lawyers For Impeachment Defense Team

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday named two attorneys who will lead his impeachment defense legal team. The two lawyers who will represent the former president in the upcoming Senate trial are David Schoen, an attorney from Alabama, and Bruce Castor Jr., a former prosecutor in Pennsylvania. This comes a day after media reports, citing anonymous sources, said an earlier group of attorneys from South Carolina were no longer participating in the defense. South Carolina-based lawyer Butch Bowers had previously been tapped to lead the president’s legal team but parted ways over differing opinions on the direction of the defense arguments, the reports said. Other lawyers on the team who also left were Deborah Barbier and former federal prosecutors Greg Harris, Johnny Gasser, and Josh Howard. The Epoch Times reached out to the lawyers for confirmation about their departure. Jason Miller, a Trump adviser, confirmed the reports of a reshuffle on Saturday …