Former Montco DA Castor to head Trump impeachment defense team


PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Montgomery County District Attorney and commissioner Bruce Castor will be heading former President Donald Trump's legal team during his impeachment trial.

He'll be joined on the defense team by attorney David Schoen.

Castor called it a privilege to defend the former president. "The strength of our Constitution is about to be tested like never before in our history. It is strong and resilient. A document written for the ages, and it will triumph over partisanship yet again, and always."

This announcement comes after Trump parted ways with his original legal team, just over a week before the February 8 start of the trial.

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