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Dershowitz Can’t Give a Straight Answer on Impeachment Role

Famed celebrity attorney Alan Dershowitz attempted to have it both ways on Sunday morning, arguing on CNN’s State of the Union that while President Donald Trump had tapped him as part of his impeachment legal defense team, he wasn’t really a member.

Two days after it was announced that the retired Harvard law professor had joined other frequent Fox News guests to defend the president in the upcoming Senate trial, Dershowitz defended his recent efforts to distance himself from the Trump legal squad.

“The president listed your name on the press release of his ‘Senate trial counsel’ and you have said that you are not ‘a full-fledged member’ of the legal team, and so which is it?” State of the Union guest host Brianna Keilar asked on Sunday.

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