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Trump Impeachment Attorney: 'It’s Not a Rebuttal,' We’re Going to 'Attack'

By Craig Bannister | January 24, 2020 | 10:11am EST
Trump attorneys Jordan Sekulow (L) and Pat Cipollone
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When they finally get a chance to make their case to the Senate starting Saturday, President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense lawyers aren’t going to present a rebuttal to Democrats claims – they’re going to launch an attack on them – Trump attorney Jordan Sekulow said Friday.

Appearing on “Fox and Friends First,” Sekulow said that Trump’s legal team will expose Democrats’ misstatements – and show how Democrats dishonestly edited witness testimony to distort what witnesses have actually said and meant:

“Well, Adam Schiff, who is the House management leader, has had a problem with the truth since he’s been holding these hearings in the House of Representatives, all the way back to the Mueller report.

“So, we will not, in a sense, it’s not a rebuttal.

But, what we are going to do is attack – attack all the misstatements, all of the half-played clips that didn’t play the entire clip, the entire statement, which ends up changing the entire meaning of what they tried to imply.

“I mean, how many times in those videos did you hear, did you see someone’s mouth keep going and the clip stop?

“We’re going to make sure the American people and all one hundred U.S. senators get to see exactly what those Democrat witnesses – that’s all they were: 17 Democrat witnesses – what they had to say, in full.

“Because, what they had to say – in full – is on our side.”

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