Five of Trump's impeachment lawyers leave less than two weeks before trial

Fist, it's not that 5 lawyers left. It's that he only had 5 lawyers. ALL OF THEM left.

Secondly, yes. Rudy is a potential witness because he spoke at the insurrection that morning.

Trump will no doubt ask for another continuance but that is not going to happen. When you ask your lawyers to go to court with a debunked conspiracy theory, any lawyer worth his or her salt will quit. They can be disbarred for that.

Trump is sticking to his "mass voter fraud" story to the bitter end.

The notoriously stingy former president and his lead lawyer, Butch Bowers, wrangled over compensation during a series of tense phone calls, sources familiar with their conversations said. The argument came even though Trump has raised over $170 million from the public that could be used on his legal defenses.