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You do not need to be in a courtroom to advocate for others. You do not need to be in Congress to champion a cause. From the boardroom to the kitchen table, opportunities to make your case abound, and Doesn't Hurt to Ask shows you how to seize them. By blending gripping case studies from nearly two decades in a courtroom and four terms in national politics with personal stories and practical advice, Trey Gowdy walks you through the tools and the mindset needed to effectively communicate your message.Along the way, Gowdy reflects on the moments in his life when he learned the most about how to argue and convince. He recounts his missteps during his first murder trial, the conversation that changed his view on criminal justice reform, and what he learned while questioning James Comey and Secretary Hillary Clinton.

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Trey Gowdy

Trey Gowdy is a former state and federal prosecutor who experienced the criminal justice system firsthand for nearly two decades. In 2010, he was elected to Congress and was chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and chaired the Select Committee on Benghazi. He served on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, as well as the Judiciary and Ethics and the Education and Workforce committees. After four terms, he decided to not seek re-election, thus ending his career with an exemplary record in the courtroom and undefeated in political races. He has been widely recognized by law enforcement and victims of crime for his diligent service as a prosecutor and was chairman of the South Commission on Prosecution Coordination. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Unified. Connect with Trey Gowdy on:Facebook (@RepTreyGowdy) Twitter: (@TGowdySC) Instagram: (@tgowdysc)

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