President Trump's legal team filed a lengthy legal brief on Monday in which they have asked for a 'speedy acquittal' from the Senate, as they begin impeachment proceedings on two articles advanced by the House after a four-week delay.
H/T: Zero Hedge
Writing in the opening sentences of the brief, the President's lawyers argue, "The Articles themselves -- and the rigged process that brought them here -- are a brazenly political act by House Democrats that must be rejected. They debase the grave power of impeachment and disdain the solemn responsibility that power entails."
Cryin’ Chuck Schumer is now asking for “fairness”, when he and the Democrat House members worked together to make sure I got ZERO fairness in the House. So, what else is new?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 20, 2020
They didn’t want John Bolton and others in the House. They were in too much of a rush. Now they want them all in the Senate. Not supposed to be that way!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 20, 2020
President Donald Trump's legal team on Monday filed a lengthy response calling the charges he committed impeachable offenses a "charade" in a preview of the case they will make on the Senate floor when the impeachment trial commences, per @Kevinliptakcnn https://t.co/0TorMzau1v— Manu Raju (@mkraju) January 20, 2020
“Giuliani voiced his support for a trial, saying he would “love” to be a witness so he could outline the corruption he found in Ukraine involving former Vice President Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, and “a lot of other Democrats.”” https://t.co/XXXfe7385d— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) January 20, 2020
Senate Republicans Must Save American Democracy https://t.co/0uHJXi6stR— DeepClips (@DeepClips) January 20, 2020
Read the Trial Memorandum of President Donald J. Trump below.