Trump's defense: Read the full text of the legal brief ahead of Senate impeachment trial

President Donald Trump arrives for a "Keep America Great" campaign rally in Milwaukee on January 14, 2020. Copyright Saul Loeb AFP - Getty Images
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The trial memo argues that the articles of impeachment against the president a "brazenly political act by House Democrats that must be rejected."


The White House on Monday released a 110-page legal brief outlining President Donald Trump's defense ahead of his impeachment trial beginning in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday.

Read the full text below.

Trial Memorandum of President Donald J Trump (PDF)
Trial Memorandum of President Donald J Trump (Text)

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