(Law & Crime) While Republican lawmakers had to pay up for help from powerful firms in lawsuits against the Obama Administration, so-called “aroused” lawyers from such firms are working for free to help House Democrats take down President Donald Trump.
This revelation was the subject of a Law.com story on Thursday afternoon. House general counsel Douglas Letter has his hands full right now (you may have seen his name pop up in litigation over congressional subpoenas aimed at President Trump’s financial records). Despite the full plate, Letter is not without pro bono high-powered help.
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A key figure who was interviewed in the story we now discuss is attorney Kerry Kircher, formerly the House GOP’s general counsel during Barack Obama’s presidency. Here’s how Politico described Kircher’s role upon his resignation in May 2016: