President Donald Trump lied on Monday about House Democrats’ earlier efforts to secure impeachment testimony from former National Security advisor John Bolton.
”They didn’t want John Bolton and others in the House,” Trump falsely wrote on Twitter. “They were in too much of a rush. Now they want them all in the Senate. Not supposed to be that way!”
The 45th president’s transparent prevarication was immediately seized upon by several observers, many of whom are used to making plain such observations about the presidential truth deficit.
“He has lost it psychologically,” Minnesota Law Professor and former Bush White House ethics attorney Richard Painter told Law&Crime. “I don’t think he’s fit to stand trial.”
“The president knows full well that getting senators to balk at calling witnesses