The White House legal team isn’t convinced that House lawmakers will ultimately vote to impeach President Donald Trump, CNN reported.
The strategy comes as as the House moves towards preparing articles of impeachment, the news outlet reported, citing an unnamed source.
According to CNN, the legal team wants to participate in the House Judiciary Committee process, and wants Trump to be represented and be able to call witnesses — but they have serious doubts either will happen.
Though they think it’d be 100% in Trump’s interest for there to be a public trial in the Senate — they aren’t convinced the House will even ultimately vote to impeach , the source told CNN.
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