Former President Donald Trump has reportedly hired South Carolina attorney Butch Bowers to represent him during the Senate’s impeachment trial this month.
Bowers previously served as a lawyer for the South Carolina Republican Party. He has also represented an array of South Carolina Republicans, including Gov. Henry McMaster along with former Govs. Nikki Haley and Pat McRory.
Punchbowl News first reported on Bowers’ involvement. The news came by way of South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R), who announced the development on a call with Senate Republicans.
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🚨NEWS … Donald Trump has an impeachment lawyer: S.C. lawyer Butch Bowers. @LindseyGrahamSC announed on an a Senate GOP conference call
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— Punchbowl News (@PunchbowlNews) January 21, 2021
For what it’s worth, Butch Bowers is a very good lawyer. https://t.co/jmNHy7rINQ
— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) January 21, 2021
Trump’s new impeachment lawyer, Butch Bowers has an interesting history of repping elected officials charged with all kinds of crimes
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— Mona (@Monaheart1229) January 21, 2021
Excited to announce that Columbia, SC-based Butch Bowers has joined President Trump’s legal team. Butch is well respected by both Republicans and Democrats and will do an excellent job defending President Trump.
— Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) January 21, 2021
I just walked over to Butch Bowers’ law office next to the Statehouse and knocked on the locked door.
He came out into the hallway, saw me through the window, turned around and walked back inside.https://t.co/NbwL5MGel0
— Jamie Lovegrove (@jslovegrove) January 21, 2021
Former President Donald Trump told associates he hired the South Carolina attorney to represent him in his Senate impeachment trial, said a person familiar with the matter https://t.co/uVJ9X5yDbl
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) January 21, 2021