Trump lawyers ripped for pushing ‘conspiracy theories written by Russia’ to distract from impeachment trial facts
Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin (screengrabs)

President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team was harshly criticized for pushing debunked conspiracy theories to distract from the facts.

Pam Bondi and Eric Herschmann pushed the conspiracy theory, which originated from Russian intelligence, on Monday.

The pair were harshly criticized for the distraction.

Here's some of what people were saying: