Bolton Book Pressures GOP to Allow Senate Witnesses

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton writes in the forthcoming book that President Trump told him he wanted to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid from Ukraine until it helped him with investigations into the Biden family. The president’s legal team has repeatedly insisted otherwise.

  • Published 27 January 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure is increasing on senators to call John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after the revelation that a draft of a book by the former national security adviser undercuts a key defense argument — that Trump never tied withholding military aid to Ukraine to his demand the country help investigate political rival Joe Biden. Bolton writes in the forthcoming book that Trump told him he wanted to withhold…

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