House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House impeachment managers doubled down on their demand for John Bolton to testify before the Senate trial in light of his reported claims against President Donald Trump.
For weeks, Democrats have demanded that witnesses be allowed to provide testimony in Trump’s impeachment trial. As a firsthand witness to much of the Ukraine scandal, testimony from Bolton, the former national security adviser, was especially craved by Democrats.
On Sunday night, New York Times reported that Bolton will say in his upcoming book that Trump wanted to withhold congressionally-approved aid from Ukraine until they agreed to help with investigations he sought into political foes. Not only would this directly contradict Trump’s claim about why he