McConnell Reportedly Acknowledges in Private GOP Meeting He Lacks Votes to Block Impeachment Witnesses

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The Senate trial of President Donald Trump may hear from John Bolton, after all.

The alleged bombshell revelations from the former Trump national security advisor have scrambled the Republican defense of Trump’s impeachment and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can no longer ensure that the former presidential aide won’t be called to testify.

That’s according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal, which says McConnell admitted in a private GOP meeting that there now exists a sufficient number of Republicans willing to vote to allow witnesses to reach a simple majority in the Senate. Senate Democrats would need at least four Republicans to join any motion they put forward to call for
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