After Senate Republicans shot down a vote to call further witnesses to testify in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump, the rest of the proceedings are little more than a formality in what is all but certain to end with Donald Trump's acquittal.
With that assured, one of the lawyers defending Donald Trump—Pat Cipollone—thanked the President on the Senate floor.
Trump's White House Counsel Just Told the Most Blatant Lie on the Floor of the Senate in Trump's Defense, and People Are Calling Him Out
The White House Counsel is a staff appointee of the President and Vice President of the United States. Their role is to advise the President on all legal issues concerning the President and their administration.
Pat Cipollone has served as the current White House Counsel for President Donald Trump since December 2018.