South Carolina Lawyer Butch Bowers To Be Lead Attorney In Trump’s Impeachment Trial


From The Epoch Times:

South Carolina-based lawyer Butch Bowers will be a lead attorney in former President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial over a charge that he incited insurrection.

“Butch is well respected by both Republicans and Democrats and will do an excellent job defending President Trump,” adviser Jason Miller said in a tweet.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Trump is still pulling together a legal team but that Bowers would act as the “anchor.”

Trump will have a good legal team, Graham told reporters in Washington, adding: “Butch Bowers I think will be sort of the anchor tenant. I’ve known Butch for a long time, solid guy. And I think, you know, over time, they’ll put the team together.”

Bowers, also known as Karl Smith Bowers Jr., is a graduate of Tulane University’s law school, has his own law firm, Bowers Law Office, and is associated with the Miller Law Group.

He has represented former Republican governors in North and South Carolina and served in the U.S. Justice Department under Republican former President George W. Bush, according to his website.

In 2012, Bowers represented then-Governor Nikki Haley in an ethics hearing over allegations that she engaged in illegal lobbying while she was a state representative. Haley was cleared of wrongdoing.

In 2009, he represented then-Governor Mark Sanford in an ethics hearing over his use of a state aircraft for a secret five-day trip to Argentina to see a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair. Sanford agreed to pay $74,000 to settle charges that his personal

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