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Trial ahead, Trump turns to ethics lawyer for his defence

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Butch Bowers is used to defending public officials in ethics cases. But he’s never faced anything quite like this.
It’s up to Bowers, a South Carolina elections and ethics lawyer, to rise and defend Donald Trump as the Senate plunges next week into an impeachment trial unlike any other, centred on accusations that the former president incited the mob that rampaged through the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. For Trump, the first president twice impeached, the stakes are enormous: If convicted, he could be barred from holding public office again, ending any hopes of mounting another White House …read more

Source:: National Newswatch