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Trump Hires New Lawyers. One Declined to Prosecute Bill Cosby. Another Met Jeffrey Epstein in Jail

HeadlineFeb 02, 2021

President Trump has assembled a new legal team to mount his defense at next week’s Senate impeachment trial, after five members of his previous team quit. Trump has hired Bruce Castor, a former district attorney from Pennsylvania who in 2005 decided not to prosecute Bill Cosby after Andrea Constand accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting her. Cosby went on to be convicted of that crime in 2018. Another lawyer hired by Trump, David Schoen, previously represented Trump ally Roger Stone, as well as Russian and Italian mafia bosses. Schoen met with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein a few days before he died in jail.

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