Trump Denies Bolton Book Report: ‘I NEVER Told John Bolton’ That the Aid to Ukraine’ Was Tied to Biden Investigation

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President Donald Trump pushed back on reports that his former national security adviser John Bolton will claim in an upcoming book that the president wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until officials in the country announced investigations into Joe Biden and his family, the New York Times reported Sunday.

The stunning revelation comes as Trump battles an impeachment trial in the Senate over his efforts to have an investigation into his political rival announced by Ukraine, and undermines a chief argument of Republicans that military aid was not conditioned on such an announcement.

The NY Times reported:

Mr. Bolton’s explosive account of the matter at the center of Mr. Trump’s impeachment trial, the third in American history, was included
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