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house democrats released new documents on friday night. >> the newly released text messages shed fresh light on apparent attempts to surveil marie yovanovitch. >> impeachment document dump comes as new lawyers are name for the president's defense team. >> former independent counsel ken starr. counsel alan dershowitz -- >> the constitutional case benefits the president. president donald trump offering a new reason why he authorized the killing of iran's top general. >> we're going to attack your country, we're going to kill your people, we're going to say how much of this [ bleep ] do
you have to listen to? [ applause ] happening today, the house of representatives has a 5:00 pm dlaeld to file their impeachment trial brief. good morning. we're grateful for your company. i'm christi paul. >> i'm martin savidge in for victor blackwell. soon the democrats will have send off the impeachment trial brief. there have been texts from lev parnas that appears to show surveillance of marie yovanovit yovanovitch, the former u.s. ambassador to ukraine who was fired by president trump. >> all of this happening as the president's beefed up legal team filled with made-for-tv lawyers is ready to defend him. cnn's kristen holmes is traveling with the president in west palm beach, florida. good morning to you. we know the house released new documents from lev parnas. we want to start there.
what did they tell us? >> reporter: good morning. well, there are two main takeaways. you touched on this. this is about the apparent surveillance of the former ambassador to ukraine, marie yovanovit yovanovitch. to reminder viewers, she was the ambassador who was ousted by the trump administration last may after a smear campaign led by president trump's personal attorney, rudy giuliani. now in this first document dump we saw this apparent surveillance really walked through here as parnas communicated with a man, a congressional candidate from connecticut, named robert hyde, about yovanovitch's moviements. the second dump that we saw last night shows a step further. it is a communication between hyde and parnas once again, but hyde isscreenshouting a conversation he's having with an unknown february about the
movements. they're saying this was done in jest. take a listen. >> they're sending these attacks, i'm like, whatever, dudes, yeah. under surveillance -- just joking. nobody ever really knew that -- i never pictured anything was real. i didn't think anything was real. who would be surveilling a u.s. ambassador? who could do that? i never imagined you, like, these jokers that you meet at fundraisers that, you know, legit people were like, rob, pulled me aside, stay away from these people. i never thought anything they were saying was real. >> reporter: yeah, so he says he didn't think it was real. but those text messages seemed so real there's an investigation into the apparent surveillance. the other big takeaway was the involvement of devin nunes and one of his top aides. we knew there had been communication between the aide and parnas, but this shows deeper involvement as they were
working together to try and dig up dirt, dirt that the president wanted, dirt that republicans on capitol hill wanted, all on the bidens. >> kristen, alan dershowitz who joined the president's legal team, what more are we learning about his role? >> reporter: that's right. we have a new legal team, that was announced yesterday. i kind of want to pull it up to show the structure. we have the two people who are leading it, which we have known for some time. jay sucolow and pat tsipiloni. they announced big tv star names yesterday. one being, as you said, alan dershowitz. he is a celebrity lawyerment he became famous from the o.j. simpson trial. he's represented mike tyson. and most recently he carries baggage from representing jeffrey epstein. here's what he said about his role in the legal team -- >> i think it would be unconstitutional, would set a terrible precedent for this president to be impeached for these alleged articles of
impeachment. so i feel very strongly i will make a strong argument against impeachment. but i'm not part of the regular team that will be making strategic decisions. >> so even though he says he's not part of the regular team that will be strategic decisions, he was announced by the white house as joining the legal team. if we can pull up the visual so i can go through the other members, we have ken starr there who is arguably the most well-known name. of course, he is the independent counsel whose investigation led to the eventual impeachment of bill clinton. he also comes with a lot of baggage. we know that he was ousted. he resigned from his position as president of baylor after an investigation showed that the school foishlofficials were not handling properly responses to accusations of sexual assault by football players. as we continue, robert wray, the independent council who took over for starr.
pam bondi, a former florida attorney general. big fan of president trump's, a supporter of his. you have jane raskin, someone who was working behind the scenes with president trump, going over the mueller report, helping him form reaction to that. helping his legal team through that entire process. and then in addition to that, you have eric hershman. this is a big tv, explosive team here. people who are household names, who carry a lot of baggage. as we talked about, we know president trump wanted a show, this will certainly give it to him even if no witnesses are called. >> all right. kristen holmes, appreciate the update so much. thank you. president trump's impeachment trial will pick up on tuesday. but there is a lot going on between now and then leading up. there are several steps that have to be taken. the house has until 5:00 pm today to file their trial brief which lays out the facts, evidence, and legal arguments they plan to present. the president then must respond
to the secretary of the senate by 6:00 p.m. on monday president trump's team will need to file their trial brief by noon laying out their defense. the house will then have a chance to file a rebuttal and refute any evidence presented by trump's team. once done, the senate will reconvene at 1:00 pm, kicking off the impeachment trial with opening arguments. house speaker nancy pelosi appeared on hbo's "real time with bill maher" and said president trump gave the house, quote,y abo quote, no choice but to impeach him. >> he is impeached forever because he used the office of president to try to influence a foreign country for his personal and political benefit. in doing so he undermined our national security -- >> right. >> he was disloyal to his oath of office to protect the constitution, and he placed in jeopardy the integrity of our election. and that -- really he gave us no choice. earlier on with some of the charges that came forward which were violations of the law, i
said he's not worth it. but once he crossed that bridge, it wasn't a question of his being worth it, the constitution was worth it. he had to be impeached. [ applause ] over 70% of the american people want to see witnesses and documentation to come forward -- >> okay -- >> that places a burden on those senators. they will either come down in transparency and accountability to the constitution, or it will hold them accountable. >> all right. here's a good chance to break it down. the headlines and the additions to the legal team with our own cnn legal analyst, shan wu. good morning. what do you stathink of the addition of dershowitz and starr to the legal team here? what does that signal to you from the obvious experience you have? >> these are not trial lawyers, martin. they are constitutional lawyers. starr was an appellate judge,
dershowitz an appellate lawyer it signals more of what mcconnell's folks need. they need something that's nonfact based more like an appeal. they want to review the record, know witnesses, know documents. starr and dershowitz can provide that. they can talk about constitutional issues in the sense of they can argue the framers didn't intend for this kind of conduct to be covered. a little bit of sort of an idiot defense. maybe you think trump's an idiot, maybe you don't like him, but that's not impeachable. that can give the senators some rationale to justify what looks like it's going to be their deliberate ignorance of the facts of the case. >> that's interesting because many have made out that these are, i don't want to say tv attorneys, it's not really fair, but they have a high celebrity profile. and yet you're arguing here that really their advantage on this legal team is to argue the constitution which really other than outlined the basic instructions of impeachment doesn't go into the mechanics too much.
>> exactly right. i think to the president there's a lot of appeal to the fact that they're well-known, they can handle themselves in front of the camera. sometimes they're a detriment. starr suffered sflan eed -- his independent counsel quit because he was talking about so much grand jury material. on the mechanics of it, it's beyond just the plain language of the constitution. there is sort of legislative history. if you look at the federalist papers, importantly the framers did not want a president to be impeached for malfeasance. meaning doing a bad job. they felt that might be too political. that's why they came up with this term high crimes and misdemeanors. so there's a lot of depth there for constitutional scholars to explore. >> in had been talk that there had been republican house members that might be a part of the president's legal team. that didn't happen. ardent supporters of the president say the reason they were wanted it you don't have
any real fire breathers on the president's defense team. what would you say to that? >> i don't know that they need any fire breathers for the senate trial. if mcconnell get his way, it's going to be a very staid procedure. he doesn't want live testimony. they want folks who can bring dignity to the trial and put out some arguments for the senators to rely on. i think they'll get that with s sipaloni leading the team with dershowitz and starr. the message on marketing is good. both are happy to talk to cameras and do grandstanding in their own way. >> we know that for sure. let me ask about chief justice john roberts. there are going to be anticipated critical votes that will take place, including whether or not to allow witnesses. those votes could potentially be close if some republicans join with the democrats here. would the supreme court justice
then be the tie breaker? how does that work? >> yeah. that's an interesting question. he could be a tie breaker and it sort of depends on chicken and egg which comes first. if they were the first to ask him to rule, he could theoretically make a ruling on things like relevance or whether witnesses will be called or not. the senate could then overrule him. the ultimate power is really with the senate majority vote. they're going to control that. if it's a tie, there's some question as to whether he could be the tie breaker or not. >> that remains to be seen and could put him in a difficult position. thank you so much. always good to talk to you. >> good to talk to you, martin. a former congressman is set to spend a little more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges and an insider trading case. former new york representative chris collins was sentenced to 26 months in prison. the sentence was yesterday. he admitted to sharing nonpublic information with his son about a failed drug trial that they were investing in. the judge said collins, quote, betrayed his duty as a
congressman and added on a $200,000 fine and a year of supervised probation. collins emotionally addressed the court saying in part, "now i stand here today," a quote, "as a disgraced former member of congress." collins has been ordered to report to jail march 17th. new this morning, audio recordings of president trump giving new details about the strike that killed qassem soleima soleimani. two high-dollar donors. >> they have approximately one minute to live, sir, 30 seconds, ten, nine, eight, then boom, they're gone, sir. cutting off. i said where is this guy? also, virginia is under a state of emergency over fears of violence flaring at a gun rights rally. arrested, another three alleged neo-nazis. unitedhealthcare medicare advantage plans
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president trump was at a fund rai-raisraiser at mar-a-la gave a minute-by-minute response of what killed the top commander. >> he was supposed to be invincible. he was saying bad things about our country. like we were going to attack your country, year goiwe're goi kill your people. how much of this [ bleep ] are we going to listen to? how much are we going to listen to? [ applause ] >> the president did not mention an imminent threat which the administration said justified the air strike. instead, he did describe in detail watching remotely as soleimani arrived at baghdad international airport. he mistakenly said soleimani was meeting with the head of hezbollah. soleimani, we know, was not. >> they said, sir -- this is from cameras that are miles in the sky -- they're together,
sir. sir, they have two minutes and 11 seconds, no emotion, they have two minutes and 11 seconds, sir, they're in the car, they're in an armored vehicle going, sir, they have approximately one minute to live, sir. 30 seconds, sir. ten, nine, eight, boom. they're gone, sir. cutting off. i said, where is this guy? that was the last i heard from them. and then, you know, we had breaking news -- but he got hit hard. and he deserved to be hit hard because he was bad. he killed many, many thousands, hundreds of thousands of people. but thousands of americans. >> secretary of state mike pompeo could be subpoenaed to testify about the administration's policy in iran, iraq, and the middle east. >> the house foreign affairs committee has reinvited pompeo to appear before them this month. the secretary did not show up for a hearing on the same matter
this week. in a letter, chairman ellioiot engel said lawmakers want more information about what led to the air strike that killed qassem soleimani and threatened to use all legal means to make sure it builds up. he said north korea is quickly building an arsenal despite a weak economy. >> kim jong-un suggested north korea resume testing nuclear weapons and other missiles that could be capable of hitting the u.s. the two countries broke off diplomatic negotiations back in october. the fbi has arrested three men in georgia who are suspected members of the right-wing extremist group called the base. they allegedly had plans to overthrow the government and commit murder. three other suspected members of the neo-nazi group were arrested earlier this week. the fbi said these men were
planning to travel to richmond, video, for a pro-gun rally set for monday. >> the state expects extremist groups to show up and demonstrate in front of the capitol building. the governor is taking steps to make sure as well as no violence at the event. here's alexandra field. >> reporter: in richmond, extra security measures are already put in place days before a pro-gun rally that is scheduled for martin luther king day. officials say they have received credible threats, and they're doing everything in their power to stop the kind of violence, the conflict that we saw just two years ago at an alt-right rally in charlottesville, virginia,. remarks larging accusations in washington's back yard. three men tied to the radical white supremacist group and alleging they were heavily armed and heading to a pro-gun rally in virginia. slapped with charges because one, a canadian citizen, is accused of illegally crossing
from canada into the u.s. according to court documents, the men had more than 1,500 rounds of ammunition and built their own gun. even blacking, oops, it -- bragging, oops, it looks like i accidentally made a machine gun. two of the men smashed their cell phones and threw them in the toilet before agents took them into custody. the fine says the three are members are members of a white supremacy group called the base, training members to fight in a race car, according to a top counter-extremism group. court documents also state members of the base use encrypted chat rooms to discuss creating a white ethino-state and attacking african-americans and jewish people, as well as building balks t-- building bombs. they were to attend a rally on monday, days after lawmakers
passed three gun reform bills has led the governor to temporarily ban firearms on state capitol grounds and invoke a temporary state of emergency. >> state intelligence analysts have identified threats and violent rhetoric similar to what has been seen before other major events such as charlottesville. [ cheers ] >> reporter: the memory of the unite the right rally still haunting the state more than two years later. they quickly turned violent, leading to a clash between neo-nazis and counter protesters and left one woman dead. >> flow one wants another -- no one wants another incident like the one we saw in charlottesville in 2017. he will not allow that mayhem and violence to that happen here. >> reporter: governor northam's state of emergency as well as his temporary ban on weapons around the capitol have already gone into effect.
groups supporting the pro-gun rally challenged the governor in court. a judge ultimately sided with the government. in richmond, alexandra field, cnn. the homeless population in california had jumped more than 16% last year. coming up, details on the steps that state officials are taking to get people off the streets and into safer housing.
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delta airlines is facing official serious backlash after one of their flights dumped jet fuel over several schools in los angeles. [ boo sa] parents and frustrated community members booed a delta representative at a town hall meeting. the airline apologized for the fuel dump which happened as the plane made an emergency landing in los angeles international airport tuesday. >> 60 people including several
children were treated for injuries. now although the injuries weren't severe, there was concern about long-term consequences, obviously, of being sprayed by jet fuel. >> for them to look at me in my face and say just wash your hands with soap and water and you're going to be okay. my daughters have been in and out of the doctors since tuesday. my aunt is in the hospital. all of us have been suffering. >> the airlines facing a lawsuit from four elementary school teachers. they say the fuel got in their noses and their mouths. delta was also hit with an air pollution violation by southern california air pollution regulators. they say 15,000 gallons of jet fuel in the form of mist were dropped. and listen, california is struggling to really get a handle on its homelessness crisis. this week, governr newsom proposed a $1.4 billion plan including using trailers to temporarily house some of the
150,000 homeless people throughout the state. the pictures are just heartbreaking. >> we did an executive order a couple of weeks ago providing 100 of these trailers. this is a preview on the first 58 that will be out in the next few weeks. an additional 42 are being procured currently up in chico around the airport related to our response to help support the infrastructure to rebuild the lives of those torn asunder in butte county because of the camp fire. 100 of these trailers made available. >> but in one city, there is contentious debate over where to put the temporary housing. santa rosa is home to one of the largest homeless encampments in the state. kgo reports that by the end of the month up to 60 of the more than 200 living there could be moved to a temporary outdoor
shelter. nearby residents are worried about where the new housing will be. cnn's dan simon with the story for us. >> reporter: he uses spare parts to make bikes. are you able to make money out here? >> yeah. i don't live out here. i thrive out here. >> check it out. perfume -- >> reporter: she doles out the steady stream of donations. >> the other day i had a bunch of nice nikes up here. i gave them out in the morning. >> reporter: nicky and bicycle dave as he is called are part of the more than 200 homeless people at one of california's largest encampments. and according to local officials, the largest ever in sonoma county history. despite all this, you seem like a really positive, happy person. >> you have to be positive. if you're down it doesn't help anyone. >> reporter: nicki, 30 years old, says she worked as a nurse's aide in her home state of nebraska. she says she followed a boyfriend to california but a bad breakup last year left her broke and homeless. >> just got to survive. and you get through the bad
things. makes you a better person and closer to people. >> reporter: dave, 40 years old, says he's been living on the streets since the age of 16. >> i guess this is kind of like my rebellion against society's judgment. >> reporter: just miles away from the opulence of california's wine country, the encampment, which has grown dramatically over the past six months, stretches well over a mile. tent after tent lining part of a popular biking trail in the heart of santa rosa. a gated community sits directly behind it. >> it's an occupation. i mean, it's taken over our neighborhood. >> reporter: community frustration boiling over the piles of trash, junk, and drug needles. residents jamming county board meetings, demanding action. stuart keel among them. >> you've got 200 people out there defecating and urinating every day, and you're not doing anything about it? >> reporter: in fairness, there are now port apotties on the trail. one of the main issues, the city is legally prohibited from clearing the encampment, as it's
done with others in the past. that's because a pair of federal court rulings including this controversial one in 2018 from san francisco's ninth circuit court of appeals says that west coast cities like santa rosa are not allowed to prosecute people for sleeping outdoors if there is no shelter available. doing so, the court found, would violate the constitution's eighth amendment which bars cruel and unusual punishment. >> a lot of the folks that we see on the trail are struggling with mental illness. >> reporter: sonoma supervisor linda hopkins represents the area where thetrati trail is lo and has been working to come up with solutions. for some, progress hasn't been fast enough. she's become the target of a recall. >> i absolutely acknowledge the tremendous anger and frustration in the community and in the neighborhood. it's warranted. >> reporter: until the county is able to offer suitable shelter, it's working to make the trail more habitable. on this day, we found pest control installing rat traps after infrared video from the sonoma county sheriff's office
revealed a major rodent problem. how much traps are we talking about? >> 340. >> reporter: police patrols also common now, which are not exactly welcome to some. >> we try to keep cops out of here as much as possible just because we like our way of life, you know. we don't want it interfered with. >> reporter: people like bicycle dave say they never want to feel forced out. setting the stage for a long-term battle between santa rosa's homeless and residents who want their trail back. dan simon, cnn, santa rosa, california. andrew yang's wife evelyn says she was sexually assaulted by her doctor while she was pregnant. now her attorney says more than a dozen women have come forward with similar allegations just after hearing her story. coming up, the plea bargain the doctor has reached or the doctor reached that some are calling a sweetheart deal.
topping legal briefs, opening statements in the harvey weinstein trial set to begin this week in new york on wednesday, in fact. the disgraced hollywood producer faces five felony counts including rape and predatory sexual assault. these are based on claims by two women. but there are a lot of women who have accused him of sexual abuse, assault, harassment. he denies all the allegations, we should point out. criminal defense attorney janet johnson with us now. janet, so good to have you with us. the big news this week is the
fact that the jury has been set, seven men, five women. i want to show one of the headlines this morning, though, regarding that jury. there have been a lot of questions and drama around who was chosen. this from "the new york times" talks about the headlines of only two white women being on that jury. that stood out is there are five women on the jury. what is the significance of calling out the fact that there are white women? women of all color can certainly relate to this issue. >> right. good morning. the prosecutors objected to striking at white women on the defense. both sides agree those are the crucial jurors that the prosecution wants and the defense does not want. i assume that they're saying because the victims in this case are white women, they think that white women will relate better. i'm not sure that pans out. you know, jury selection, you try to guess who's going to be the best juror for your theory
of the case. but sometimes there's a theory that women are harsher judgers and men are more sympathetic. i don't know that it's directly related to that. the prosecution did object because they have a right to get jurors who represent the community and white women have a right to serve on juries. i think there was definitely a strategy, and i guess the defense won that strategy battle. >> speaking of strategy, i want to read you what weinstein's attorney asked one of the last groups as they were trying to whittle down who's going to serve on this jury. he said, according to, again, the "washington post," he said, who here thinks someone would have -- would have consensual sexual relations with someone at work to get ahead at work? and the "washington post" says at least ten hands went up. it kind of gives us a good sense of where this defense is going to go with this, right? >> yeah.
yes. jury selection is the only time that lawyers get to speak directly to the jury, ask them questions and have a back and forth. it's sometimes awkward because you're saying things that are sort of outrageous when you first meet somebody to say, but that's clearly their defense. and they were people who apparently were receptive to that. there were probably also people who thought oh, this is ridiculous, and weren't receptive. but the defense is going to try to get the people who were open to it. that's going to be their argument. and they're airing it in jury selection. even if we don't get people who believe that, they've gotten a discussion going about the possibility that someone could do that. and that's going to second guess what the victims are saying. >> okay. i want to move on to evelyn yang and her revelation that she was sexually assaulted by a doctor. there is renewed focus on that plea deal between manhattan's district attorney and yang's former doctor this morning. we should also point out -- this is such an important story, we're going to air it later in its entirety in the show.
but since it ran, according to her attorney, more than a dozen women have come forward with their own allegations against this doctor, as well. of course, evelyn yang is the wife of presidential candidate andrew yang. she says she was assaulted by her ob-gyn, dr. robert haddon, in 2012 while she was pregnant with her first child, seven months pregnant, in fact. dr. haddon cut a deal with the district attorney's office. he pleaded guilty to two of the nine charges, surrendered his medical license, served no prison time. despite an initial recommendation that he receive at least four years behind bars. he did have to register as a sex offender, though, with the lowest level of sex offenders. so as we said, her attorney says about 15 women have come forward since mrs. yang very bravely told her story. i want to ask you about what she's doing now because she is one of many who are suing columbia university. that is where dr. haddon ran the
-- the facility where he ran his practice. he was arrested approximately six weeks before what mrs. yang says happened to her. and his arrest was voided. he went back to work. here's what she said about that -- >> what happened to me should have never happened. he was arrested in his office, and he was led back to work. and that's what's very painful is knowing that actually what happened to me could have been prevented. >> columbia responded saying the allegations against haddon are abhorrent and they deeply apologize to those who's trust was violated. it doesn't answer questions about why he was allowed to practice in their facility again, unchaperoned, by the way. how strong is her case against columbia? >> it's very strong. that interview is, you know, gut
wrenching to listen to. she's right. it was preventable. even if he wasn't prosecuted, that's a high standard beyond a reasonable doubt, columbia was on notice that he at least should have been suspended, investigated, reprimanded, and possibly terminated. and it appears that none of those things were done. so they could have avoided this. they were on notice presumably that he was arrested in their facility, and they let him come back and violate somebody else. she's probably not the only person we're finding out. i think she has a very, very strong case. and you know, i think the d.a. also is going to have to answer for why they dropped the charges and -- >> i wanted to ask you about that quickly, we only have a couple of seconds. cy vance is the manhattan d.a., he's the same d.a. that was lenient with jeffrey epstein registering as a sex offender. he failed to prosecute weinstein. does he have answers to give here? >> absolutely. if he were going to run against somebody, he would be a good target. you would run on that theory because these people all went on to re-offend. it could have all been avoided,
and they all look like sweetheart deals. he actually, this doctor, was offered a misdemeanor. and his lawyer negotiated so heavily that they went back and pressed the felony. it could have been more lenient. it's outrageous. >> janet johnson, always appreciate your insight. thank you, ma'am. >> thanks. in other news this morning, tens of millions are under winter weather alerts, and heavy snow in some parts of the u.s. has made travel conditions extremely treacherous. when we come back, unbelievable video of a narrow escape in iowa as a truck goes crashing off the road in deep snow. see what happens next. i'm finding it hard to stay on top of things
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if you are a fan of football, you know that the super bowl will be set this weekend. it is championship weekend. >> i know a guy who's a fan of super bowl. >> yeah -- >> especially when it's in miami. we have to get through this week first. look, when the packers played the niners this season, it was their worst loss of the season. they lost 37-8. so the packers, they are 7.5-point underdogs. and we've been talking, not many of us giving the packers a chance, but they do have one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. aaron rodgers. he's embracing this underdog role, even after being reminded about how bad their last loss was to san francisco. >> we had to have one really good touchdown drive.
obviously expected to hold court and win. and people know and they're talking about how we played the last time. so i think if you look at pressure, the pressure's in a certain place, and we should be -- we should be nice and loose. >> from the afc, the chiefs are out for serious revenge. they haven't made it to the super bowl in 50 years, but here they are, just one win away. they have to get through the titans who beat them earlier this year in a thriller. the chiefs are seven-point favorites at home over tennessee. they're led by patrick mahomes whose five-touchdown performance last week led to one of the greatest comebacks in playoff history. >> what i rely is just going out and competing. no matter what the score is, winning or losing, i'm going to give it my best effort on every single play. that's how i've been. that's how i was raised. that's how the team kind of flows. >> afc championship game last year, the chiefs lost in overtime to the patriots.
so they are eager to erase that from their memory, getting a big win at tennessee. >> of course they are. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. "new day," your next hour, starts right now. >> house democrats release new documents on friday night. >> the newly released text messages, could they shed fresh light on apparent attempts to surveil the former ambassador to ukraine yovanovitch? >> the impeachment document dump comes as new lawyers are nameder for the defense team. >> ken starr, alan dershowitz -- >> i've been asked to prepare and deliver the case, the constitutional case against impeachment that benefits the president. president donald trump offering a new reason why he authorized the killing of iran's top general. >> you were saying like -- we're going to attack your country, we're going to killing your people. look how much. this [ bleep ] we have to listen