Trump’s attorneys call the impeachment process unconstitutional when it comes to defense
Lawyers who represent former President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham closes request for a hearing confirming Merrick Garland on Feb. 8 Trump attorney to take First Amendment case on impeachment Biden is facing a crossroads on virus aid MORE On Tuesday, she elaborated on the defense they will bring in next week’s impeachment, arguing that indicting a former president is unconstitutional and that Trump’s speech did not directly lead to the deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 .
The Defense Letter argues that Trump’s speech to a group of supporters, some of whom later ransacked the Capitol, was protected under the First Amendment. And it accuses the Democrats of stripping Trump of due process by rushing impeachment through the House.
“It is denied that the 45th …