Fox News cut ties with Gowdy today ahead of Sekulow's announcement.
Over the course of two years, Gowdy led the House Select Committee on Benghazi, described by the Times as "one of the longest, costliest and most bitterly partisan congressional investigations in history".
"Trey Gowdy doesn't know s***", [Victoria Toensing] said...
Marie Yovanovitch, who served as US ambassador to Ukraine until May 2019, testified as part of the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry, which was sparked by a whistleblower complaint alleging Trump abused his power by pushing for Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.
A Fox spokesperson said Gowdy's role as a contributor with Fox News was terminated amid rumors of his new role due to it being a conflict of interest. "Trey's command of the law is well known and his service on Capitol Hill will be a great asset as a member of our team".
Trump today that he would consider cooperating with the impeachment inquiry if the House formally voted to approve rules for the investigation and if those rules were "fair".
Gowdy, a former federal prosecutor, was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 but did not seek reelection in 2018. His administration recently sent a letter House Democrats refusing to cooperate with the Impeachment probe.
Gowdy chose to not run for re-election in 2018.
In a statement, Gowdy said that he would return to practicing law instead of seeking a fifth term.