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Butch Bowers speaks during a news conference at the State House in Columbia, S.C., on Sept. 10, 2009. It's up to the South Carolina elections and ethics lawyer to defend former President Donald Trump at the U.S. Senate impeachment trial. Mary Ann Chastain/AP hide caption

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Who Are The Lawyers Defending Trump In His 2nd Impeachment Trial?

Among the fairly unknown team from South Carolina is Butch Bowers, who represents public officials in ethics cases. A first for him, he has to defend the former president in a trial unlike any other.

Many Americans are feeling like they've lost loved ones to a web of conspiracy theories and false information circulating online. Sarah Gonzales for NPR hide caption

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Combating Misinformation When A Loved One Is Caught In A Web Of Conspiracies

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Butch Bowers speaks during a news conference at the State House in Columbia, S.C., on Sept. 10, 2009. It's up to the South Carolina elections and ethics lawyer to defend former President Donald Trump at the U.S. Senate impeachment trial. Mary Ann Chastain/AP hide caption

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Mary Ann Chastain/AP

Who Are The Lawyers Defending Trump In His 2nd Impeachment Trial?

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