PODCAST: Trump's Legal Team Begins Impeachment Defense President Trump "did absolutely nothing wrong," White House counsel Pat Cipollone said Saturday, as lawyers representing the president got their first shot to poke holes in the impeachment case made this week by Democrats.

Saturday's proceedings, which lasted a little more than two hours, set up the White House arguments in the impeachment trial. The president's team told senators that the House managers selectively withheld evidence in their arguments against the president.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, Congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas.

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PODCAST: Trump Legal Team Begins Impeachment Defense

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PODCAST: Trump Legal Team Begins Impeachment Defense

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White House Counsel Pat Cipollone is leading President Trump's defense team in the ongoing Senate impeachment trial. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Counsel Pat Cipollone is leading President Trump's defense team in the ongoing Senate impeachment trial.

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President Trump "did absolutely nothing wrong," White House counsel Pat Cipollone said Saturday, as lawyers representing the president got their first shot to poke holes in the impeachment case made this week by Democrats.

Saturday's proceedings, which lasted a little more than two hours, set up the White House arguments in the impeachment trial. The president's team told senators that the House managers selectively withheld evidence in their arguments against the president.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas.

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