This has to be the joke of the week….
WTF would ANY lawyer agree to have his client, known for lying and having an altered view of reality, come in a get asked questions by lawyers on the record on TV?
They talked the big guy out trying this the last time and letting him go ahead a dig himself in a hole would be negligence by his lawyer’s…
Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.) officially requested that former president Donald Trump testify under oath about his involvement in the events that led to the Capitol riot Jan. 6.
The letter, which Raskin sent to Trump’s lawyers Thursday, comes two days after the president’s legal team filed papers with the Senate disputing many of the factual allegations in the House managers’ case. It invites Trump to testify either before or during his actual impeachment trial, which is set to begin in the Senate on Tuesday — with the recommendation he do so between Monday and Thursday, Feb. 11.
“If you decline this invitation, we reserve any and all rights, including the right to establish at trial that your refusal to testify supports a strong adverse inference regarding your actions (and inaction) on January 6, 2021,” Raskin warned in his letter, asking for a response by Friday at 5 p.m.
The House managers do not have independent authority to subpoena Trump if he denies the request….