Legal Expert Explains Why Donald Trump’s Impeachment Lawyers Quit

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News broke Saturday evening that former President Donald Trump parted ways with lawyers who were hired to defend him in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial. In an interview with CNN on Sunday, legal analysts and former prosecutor Elie Honig explained the significance of this development.

Per Raw Story, speaking with New Day host Victor Blackwell, Honig noted that lawyers generally don’t quit on their clients unless they have a legitimate reason to do so.

Reporting suggests that Trump pressured his attorneys to build their case on his debunked claim that Democrats stole the presidential election, the former federal prosecutor said, claiming that it is likely Trump’s attorneys quit because they did not want to base their case on lies.

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