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Former US president Donald Trump reportedly parts with impeachment lawyers a week before trial – ABC News

The departure of the lawyers, one of whom has close ties to Trump ally Lindsey Graham, has been described as a “mutual decision”.

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Former US president Donald Trump has parted ways with his lead impeachment lawyers just over a week before his Senate trial is set to begin, two people familiar with the situation say.
Key points:

  • New members of Mr Trump’s defence team are expected to be announced in the coming days
  • Mr Trump was introduced to one of the lawyers who has left his team by ally South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham
  • Mr Trump’s trial is due to commence on February 8

Butch Bowers and Deborah Barbier, both South Carolina…

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