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Trump Defense Counsel Ken Starr Says Impeachment is 'Hell'

Trump Defense Counsel Ken Starr Says Impeachment is 'Hell' Photo: WDIO-TV file

Created: January 27, 2020 04:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ken Starr, the man whose probe led to the impeachment of the 42nd president, has gone before senators to argue against the ouster of the 45th.

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Starr stood before the Senate as part of President Donald Trump's defense team and likened impeachment to "hell." He suggested it's a sword that lawmakers should kept sheathed.

Starr is best known as the independent counsel whose investigation led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.

He spoke to the jurors in a modulated tone - flicking at the Pentagon Papers, Richard Nixon’s crimes, the Iran- Contra scandal and even the Clinton impeachment. Starr says that for the American public, the impeachment process is tantamount to “domestic war."

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