NPR

READ: Trump Legal Filing Accuses Democrats Of 'Dangerous Perversion' Of Constitution

The White House is releasing a formal legal brief to the Senate laying out Trump's defense, ahead of the Tuesday start to the impeachment trial. An executive summary was obtained by NPR.
President Trump's legal team offered a fiery brief in his defense on Monday, one day before the Senate impeachment trial is expected to begin. Source: Mark Wilson

Updated at 12:58 p.m. ET

The White House is offering a fiery legal response to the articles of impeachment, in an executive summary of a legal brief obtained by NPR.

Decrying a "rigged process" that is "brazenly political," President Trump's legal team accuses House Democrats of "focus-group testing various charges for weeks" and says that "all that House Democrats have succeeded in proving is hat the President did absolutely nothing wrong."

They sum up the impeachment

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da NPR

NPR3 min lettiAmerican Government
Where Efforts To Overhaul Policing Stand In Congress After Chauvin Verdict
The guilty verdict against the former officer has added new urgency around stalled talks on legislation to ban chokeholds and end qualified immunity for police. But the path remains far from clear.
NPR5 min letti
The Secret Mission To Unearth Part Of A 142-Year-Old Experiment
Scientists in Michigan went out in the dead of night to dig up part of an unusual long-term experiment. It's a research study that started in 1879 and is handed from one generation to the next.
NPR2 min lettiCrime & Violence
DOJ To Investigate Minneapolis Police For Possible Patterns Of Excessive Force
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the inquiry a day after a jury convicted former officer Dereck Chauvin on murder charges in the death of George Floyd.