2020 ELECTION/IMPEACHMENT: “The implosion of former president Donald Trump’s legal team comes as Trump remains fixated on arguing at his second impeachment trial that the 2020 election was stolen from him, a defense that advisers warn is ill-conceived and Republican strategists fear will fuel the growing divide in the GOP…

On Sunday evening [Jan. 31, 2021], Trump’s office announced two new lawyers were taking over his defense.”

-Josh Dawsey, Tom Hamburger, and Amy Gardner, “Trump’s legal team exited after he insisted impeachment defense focus on false claims of election fraud,” nytimes.com, Jan. 31, 2021