NowThis News criticizes Trump’s impeachment lawyers over past clients

Accuracy in Media | 1/20/2020 | Staff
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As the impeachment trial proceedings are underway, President Donald Trump organized his defense team with the likes of Kenneth Starr, Alan Dershowitz and Pam Bondi. NowThis News pulled no partisan punches when it came to describing the lawyers, whose goal is to defend the president against two impeachment articles.

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Alan Dershowitz, who taught law classes at Harvard University, has defended O.J. Simpson, Jeffery Epstein and Harvey Weinstein. NowThis News’s coverage pointed out that Dershowitz represented terrible people, such as Weinstein and Epstein. The website also said that Weinstein is currently facing charges of sexual misconduct and other sex crimes, while Epstein was a convicted sex offender.

NowThis News also wrote that Starr, who was the independent counsel during the Clinton impeachment investigation, also represented Epstein in legal proceedings. But the website failed to acknowledge that lawyers defend the innocent and guilty alike, as the criminal justice system operates on the premise that a...
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