The refusal to send lawyers Wednesday continues a pattern of
stonewalling by Mr. Trump, who has sought to block witnesses and
documents, as he and his allies call the proceedings “deranged” and a
“witch hunt.” People familiar with the president’s legal strategy have
said privately that his lawyers are deeply suspicious of taking part in a
process they view as unfair to Mr. Trump.
Publisher: NYTimes | Author: Michael D. Shear