Former SC Rep. Trey Gowdy joins President Trump's legal team - The Libyan Report

Former SC Rep. Trey Gowdy joins President Trump's legal team

Former Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy has been tapped to serve as outside counsel to President Donald Trump as the House impeachment inquiry expands. That's according to an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal legal matters.(Video below is a past interview of Gowdy discussing congressional effort to impeach President Trump)The White House has notified the House that the Trump administration will not participate in what it is calling Democrats' "illegitimate'' impeachment probe.White House Counsel Pat Cipollone writes in a letter to House Democratic leaders that their inquiry has processed in a "manner that violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process'' and "lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation'' or "pretense of fairness.''Gowdy is a former South Carolina congressman who did not seek reelection last year to the seat he had held for eight years.He joined the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP law firm after leaving public office.Gowdy joined the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations team and focuses on internal and government investigations and corporate compliance.He works primarily from the Greenville and Washington, D.C., offices. Gowdy previously worked at the firm in 1994 before leaving to join the U.S. Attorney's Office. (Video below is Gowdy discussing his years in office)Gowdy was the chairman of the House Oversight Committee. He led the congressional investigation of former presidential candidate Hilary Clinton and the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.(Video below is Gowdy discussing the Benghazi attacks)

Former Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy has been tapped to serve as outside counsel to President Donald Trump as the House impeachment inquiry expands.

That's according to an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal legal matters.

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(Video below is a past interview of Gowdy discussing congressional effort to impeach President Trump)

The White House has notified the House that the Trump administration will not participate in what it is calling Democrats' "illegitimate'' impeachment probe.

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone writes in a letter to House Democratic leaders that their inquiry has processed in a "manner that violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process'' and "lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation'' or "pretense of fairness.''

Gowdy is a former South Carolina congressman who did not seek reelection last year to the seat he had held for eight years.

He joined the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP law firm after leaving public office.

Gowdy joined the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations team and focuses on internal and government investigations and corporate compliance.

He works primarily from the Greenville and Washington, D.C., offices. Gowdy previously worked at the firm in 1994 before leaving to join the U.S. Attorney's Office.

(Video below is Gowdy discussing his years in office)

Gowdy was the chairman of the House Oversight Committee. He led the congressional investigation of former presidential candidate Hilary Clinton and the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

(Video below is Gowdy discussing the Benghazi attacks) source