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Trump Impeachment Lawyer Speaks Out: ‘Not Worried What Other People Think’

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Trump Impeachment Lawyer Speaks Out: ‘Not Worried What Other People Think’

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The lawyer who is slated to defend former President Donald Trump during his impeachment trial next month explained his reasoning. “It’s who I am. It’s what I do. It’s all about the rule of law in the Constitution,” Karl “Butch” Bowers of South Carolina told the Washington Post. “I’m not worried what other people think,” he told the paper, adding he hasn’t been following the media coverage about the trial. On Tuesday, 45 GOP senators voted to say that the impeachment trial against Trump is unconstitutional because the former president is out of office. To convict a president, the Senate requires 67 votes, meaning that 17 Republicans would have to peel away from their party to join the Democrats. Bowers did not elaborate on his defense of Trump, who was impeached in the House for allegedly inciting an insurrection on Jan. 6. “You’ll see our case when we present it,” he …

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