Former President Donald Trump is in fairly the bind as his protection attorneys flew the coop simply lower than two weeks earlier than his impeachment trial. With the ex-Commander-inChief lawyer-less, The Late Present host Stephen Colbert stated it’s simply “rats fleeing a sinking rat,” throughout his opening monologue on Monday.
Colbert defined how the fallout between Trump and his workforce of attorneys occurred, noting that evidently the previous president requested his protection to not argue in regards to the constitutionality of impeachment for inciting an riot, however moderately they focus “on arguing that the election was stolen from him.”
The late-night host additionally examined the playing cards in Donald Trump’s favor earlier than he’s tried for the violent assaults on the U.S. Capitol, specifically attorneys David Schoen and Bruce Castor. Colbert did some digging on each the attorneys and located some attention-grabbing tidbits of their historical past.
Throughout his monologue Colbert identified Castor’s observe file, including that the lawyer gained notoriety for declining to prosecute Invoice Cosby attributable to a “secret settlement.” As for Schoen, Colbert discovered that the lawyer had beforehand needed to hitch Jeffrey Epstein’s protection workforce.
“My god, who on Earth would rent Jeffrey Epstein’s protection lawyer” Colbert requested. “Oh, Jeffrey Epstein’s wingman. I get that, that is smart.”
Watch Colbert’s full monologue above.