Legal experts pound Trump lawyer Cipollone after 'damning' Bolton book leak reveals his ‘conflict of interest’
White House photo of President Donald Trump and Pat Cipollone via Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP. Composite image.

According to a new bombshell report from the New York Times this Friday, one of President Trump's lead attorneys in his impeachment trial was present in the Oval Office for a conversation in May where Trump asked former national security adviser John Bolton for his assistance in pressuring Ukraine to investigate the Bidens.

According to Bolton's upcoming tell-all book, White House counsel Pat Cipollone and acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney were present in the Oval Office between Trump and Bolton.

The fact that a member of Trump's legal team may now actually be a fact witness in his trial was not lost on many legal experts on Twitter: