Former Rep Trey Gowdy to join Trump legal team

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Former GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy — once an advocate of Congress’s oversight powers — has been tapped to join President Donald Trump’s personal legal team in its fight against the House impeachment inquiry.

“I am pleased to announce that former Congressman Trey Gowdy is joining our team as Counsel to the President,” Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said in a statement Wednesday night. “I have known Trey for years and worked with him when he served in Congress. His legal skills and his advocacy will serve the President well. Trey’s command of the law is well known and his service on Capitol Hill will be a great asset as a member of our team.”

Trump told reporters on Thursday that Gowdy could not formally join the team until January 2020 due to lobbying restrictions…


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