Bowe Bergdahl's Lawyers Seek to Have Case Dismissed

The Army sergeant faces potential life in prison after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, a move that led to his capture by the Taliban.
1:45 | 08/23/16

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Now to the latest on Bowe bergdahl, the army Ar gent captured by the Taliban after walking away from his post in Afghanistan. The army has charged him with desertion. Linzie Janis is here with more. Reporter: Good morning, George. Bergdahl's lawyers are charging that the general who made the suggestion is biased. Bowe bergdahl back in court. The 30-year-old's lawyers trying to get the desertion and other charges against him thrown out in a series of high-stakes hearings. He's been basically in a holding pattern for over two years. Reporter: He was freed in 2014 in a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban. He had been held prisoner for five years. After walking off his post in Afghanistan. The army sergeant's attorneys trying to convince a judge Monday that the U.S. Military mishandled his case, arguing the that general Robert Abrams, the four-star general who recommended bergdahl face court martial should not have been able to make that recommendation because of his knowledge of bergdahl's five years in captivity. We get bergdahl who was a traitor and they get five of the greatest killers that they've wanted for eight years. Bergdahl's hours worried about repeated comments. Remember sergeant bergdahl? Reporter: Could affect his ability to get a fair trial. The judge has order general Abe rams to testify on Wednesday in person or by phone. If the judge were to disqualify him, it would rewind the clock on the case, allowing another xhapder to decide if he should

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