Trump rejects ‘stunt’ request for testimony at his impeachment trial

Donald Trump’s legal team rejected a request on Thursday for the ex-president to testify at his Senate impeachment trial, slamming the demand as a political “stunt” by Democrats. David Schoen, a former Republican prosecutor in Pennsylvania who serves as Trump’s lead defense lawyer, wrote in a letter to the 10 House impeachment managers that their request for sworn testimony from the ex-president proves his claim that the trial is unconstitutional. “We are in receipt of your latest public relations stunt,” Schoen wrote. “Your letter only confirms what is known to everyone: You cannot prove your…

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