Trips, clashes, and egos: behind the scenes with Trump’s legal team
When former President Donald J. Trump’s legal team gathered in a conference room in a special suite at the Trump Hotel in Washington last Wednesday afternoon, a longtime Trump advisor, Justin Clark, had an announcement to make.
Mr. Clark told one of the attorneys, Bruce L. Castor Jr., that afterwards its broad performance The day before, Mr. Trump no longer wanted him to appear on television during the impeachment process.
Mr. Castor rose from his chair and started yelling angrily at Mr. Clark, arguing that Mr. Trump was wrong in demoting him. The back and forth got so hot that Mr. Castor left the conference room angrily.
He later apologized to Mr. Clark. But the tense exchange was just one example of how Mr. Trump’s hastily assembled legal team – a mash-up of …