White House Calls Impeachment Charges ‘Frivolous’ and ‘Dangerous’ in Legal Brief

White House Calls Impeachment Charges ‘Frivolous’ and ‘Dangerous’ in Legal Brief
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First formal response to impeachment comes as McConnell lays out Senate rules

WASHINGTON—President Trump’s legal team urged the Senate to swiftly reject the House’s two articles of impeachment against him, calling the case frivolous and dangerous while offering for the first time a detailed legal defense for why he shouldn’t be removed from office.

Mr. Trump’s team submitted a 171-page legal filing with the Senate on Monday, a day before the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history kicks off in earnest and just hours before the president departed Washington for a global economic conference…

Source: Wall Street Journal

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