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Politics Trey Gowdy to join Trump's legal team on impeachment inquiry: report

16:25  09 october  2019
16:25  09 october  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

GOP lawmaker clarifies he doesn't back impeachment after voicing support for inquiry

  GOP lawmaker clarifies he doesn't back impeachment after voicing support for inquiry Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) is clarifying his statement on his support for an inquiry into President Trump, saying that while he supports the oversight process he does not currently back impeachment. Amodei expressed concern over Trump's call with Ukraine, telling reporters on a call Friday that the House should "put it through the process and see what happens," according to the audio of the call released by The Nevada Independent.

Trey Gowdy has been tapped to serve as outside counsel to President Donald Trump as the House impeachment inquiry expands. Gowdy was the chairman of the House oversight committee. He led the congressional investigation of former presidential candidate Hilary Clinton and the terrorist attacks

Trey Gowdy will be joining President Donald Trump ' s legal team as outside counsel amid the House impeachment inquiry , Bloomberg News reported It appears Gowdy will soon be working alongside Giuliani to help defend Trump from impeachment . Read more: The State Department blocked

Former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., is joining President Trump’s legal team as outside counsel for the House's expanding impeachment inquiry, according to a report.

Former Rep. Trey Gowdy  © AP Photo/Susan Walsh Former Rep. Trey Gowdy 

An administration official who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity confirmed Gowdy's hiring Tuesday.

Gowdy, who formerly chaired the House Oversight and Reform Committee, decided not seek to reelection last year and joined the law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP after leaving office.

He has also been a Fox News contributor but the network would not immediately comment on Gowdy's status after the Associated Press report.

White House letter: Why Democrats aren't planning to vote on an impeachment inquiry

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Former Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy has been tapped to serve as outside counsel to President Donald Trump as the House impeachment inquiry expands. Gowdy is a former South Carolina congressman who did not seek reelection last year to the seat he had held for eight years.

Donald Trump has enlisted former Representative Trey Gowdy to work with the White House team combating the U. S . House’ s impeachment inquiry into the president, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Gowdy , a former prosecutor from South Carolina, is not formally joining the White

WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCES IT WILL NOT COMPLY WITH 'ILLEGITIMATE AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL' IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

The White House wrote in an eight-page letter to Congress on Tuesday that it won’t participate in what it's calling an “illegal” investigation, writing that the inquiry “violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process” and “lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation.”

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The letter came the same day the administration blocked U.S. European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland from testifying on the Hill.

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“The White House should be warned that continued efforts to hide the truth of the President’s abuse of power from the American people will be regarded as further evidence of obstruction,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a statement responding to the letter. “Mr. President, you are not above the law. You will be held accountable.”

Survey: 54 percent Americans support Trump impeachment inquiry .
A majority of Americans endorse House Democrats' decision to launch an impeachment inquiry into President Trump and his administration's dealings with Ukraine, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. The survey, which was released on Thursday, found that 54 percent of Americans support the impeachment inquiry, while 44 percent oppose it. The figure represents a four-point increase in support from a similar survey in September. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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