Constitutional law scholar Alan Dershowitz, who represented President Donald Trump during Trump’s first impeachment, told Fox News on Sunday that any effort to impeach Trump will not go to trial in the Senate.
“I have got to get your thoughts on this 25th Amendment or this impeachment. House Democrats have drafted articles of impeachment they will introduce on Monday if the president doesn’t resign,” host Maria Bartiromo said. “Tell me your reaction to this. Will you defend this in court if it goes to trial?”
“It will not go to trial,” Dershowitz responded. “All the Democrats can do is impeach the president in the House of Representatives. For that, all you need is a majority vote. You don’t have to take evidence. There are no lawyers involved. But the case cannot come to trial in the Senate, because the Senate has rules. And the rules would not allow the case to come to trial until — according to the