Former Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy will not be part of the legal team representing President Trump during his impeachment trial.
“The president has good lawyers and more importantly good facts,” Gowdy said in an email to McClatchy. “He does not need another lawyer added to his team. He needs the trial to begin and end.”
The former lawmaker was spotted with Trump at the president’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, last weekend, suggesting he could act as an informal adviser to the administration.
Gowdy, 55, retired from Congress a year ago after four terms representing the 4th Congressional