An impeachment lawyer for former President Donald Trump blasted video proof offered by Democrats Tuesday, which he claimed was in all probability made by a big film firm to dupe the American public.
“It’s very simple to face up and present spliced and manufactured movies,” David Schoen instructed Fox Information’ Sean Hannity Tuesday evening.
Schoen was referring to a prolonged video montage proven by lead Home supervisor Jamie Raskin on the first day of Senate arguments in Trump’s second impeachment trial.
The 14-minute manufacturing mashed collectively clips from Trump’s speech and pictures of his supporters, in addition to pictures of the lethal riot.
“Actually, the Democrats, the Home managers, in all probability employed a big film firm and a big regulation agency to place collectively this factor,” Schoen instructed Hannity.
Trump’s Jan. 6 speech is on the middle of the Democrats’ impeachment case, as they may assert it fired up his supporters to march on the Capitol in an effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Schoen stated the video was meant to deceive the American folks by making it seem as if the 2 occasions occurred concurrently.
“Why can we wish to trick the American folks? And hear, they’ve nice leisure worth. Individuals are glued to a film that’s made professionally like that,” he stated.
With out naming him, Hannity additionally questioned Schoen on the “extemporaneous” and “considerably meandering” opening remarks from fellow Trump lawyer Bruce Castor, noting his remarks have confronted heavy criticism from Democrats and conservatives alike.
Schoen defended Castor and stated he was not planning to current at the moment.
“I’m certain that they are going to be very properly ready sooner or later and do a terrific job within the case,” Schoen stated of Castor and his regulation agency.