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John Bolton proclaims ‘complete vindication’ after DOJ drops criminal probe over his book


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Trump, trying to head off testimony, says Bolton would have started 'World War Six'

Trump, trying to head off testimony, says Bolton would have started 'World War Six'As pressure mounts on senators to allow John Bolton’s testimony in President Trump’s impeachment trial, the president used Twitter to trash his former national security adviser.



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Romney says Bolton revelations make it 'increasingly likely' Senate will call witnesses

Romney says Bolton revelations make it 'increasingly likely' Senate will call witnessesMitt Romney said he thinks new revelations from former Trump national security adviser John Bolton will increase the number of Republican senators who will vote in favor of calling at least Bolton to testify in the Senate impeachment trial.



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Bolton, who may hold impeachment bombshell, has a history of settling scores

Bolton, who may hold impeachment bombshell, has a history of settling scoresJohn Bolton has many times before been at the center of a maelstrom that is in good part of his own making. And each time, he has somehow emerged eager for more. 



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John Bolton: the flame-throwing aide now threatening Trump

John Bolton: the flame-throwing aide now threatening TrumpJohn Bolton has long been known as the bomb-thrower of US diplomacy, but the former White House national security advisor now threatens to blow a hole in President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense. Fired last September, Bolton’s coming tell-all book about his 17 months in the Trump administration could contain the strongest evidence yet for charges that the president illicitly held up military aid to Ukraine to help his own reelection campaign. A draft of “The Room Where it Happened,” scheduled for publication in March, reportedly says Trump told Bolton last August the money — almost $ 400 million — would remain frozen until Kiev announced an investigation into Trump’s potential election rival, Democrat Joe Biden.



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Mitt Romney says it's 'increasingly likely' more GOP senators will vote for witnesses after Bolton revelations

Mitt Romney says it's 'increasingly likely' more GOP senators will vote for witnesses after Bolton revelationsThe chances of former National Security Adviser John Bolton testifying in the Senate impeachment trial are seemingly increasing.Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said Monday that, having spoken to other Republican lawmakers, it's "increasingly likely" more of them will vote to call Bolton to the witness stand now that revelations from his forthcoming book about Trump's alleged Ukraine quid pro quo were leaked to the public. Romney and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) have maintained they'd like to hear from Bolton throughout the process. Collins reiterated that sentiment Monday, saying the Bolton leaks strengthen her stance on the matter and that she's working with Romney and Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to bring in witnesses.> My statement on Bolton developments. pic.twitter.com/3M59J7suts> > — Sen. Susan Collins (@SenatorCollins) January 27, 2020Those four have long been considered the best bets to go against the grain in the trial, but it now looks like other party members are willing to discuss the matter.Don't expect everyone to jump ship, though. Axios reports that party leadership and the White House will continue to resist witnesses to prevent the "floodgates" from opening. One top aide told Axios that if Bolton's testimony were to implicate Trump, calls for acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "will intensify." Read more at Axios.More stories from theweek.com Mike Pompeo is a disgrace LeBron James posts tribute to Kobe Bryant: 'I promise you I'll continue your legacy' Late night hosts don't see how GOP senators can still refuse to call John Bolton as an impeachment witness



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Legal experts call on Chief Justice John Roberts to subpoena John Bolton and other witnesses to testify in Trump's impeachment trial

Legal experts call on Chief Justice John Roberts to subpoena John Bolton and other witnesses to testify in Trump's impeachment trialSenate Democrats want at least four key witnesses, including Bolton and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, to testify.



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The Bolton book bombshell: What it means for impeachment

The Bolton book bombshell: What it means for impeachmentNews reports indicate John Bolton's book ties President Trump personally to the pressure campaign against Ukraine. Will the Senate seek his testimony?



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In wake of Bolton book news, White House allies say Trump lawyers bungled defense

In wake of Bolton book news, White House allies say Trump lawyers bungled defenseReports that John Bolton had written a firsthand account of President Trump’s direct involvement in withholding aid to Ukraine has left some Republicans confused and angry over the legal strategy by the president’s defense team.



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Schumer on 'stunning' Bolton book news: 'We're all staring a White House cover-up in the face'

Schumer on 'stunning' Bolton book news: 'We're all staring a White House cover-up in the face'Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on his Republican colleagues to allow witnesses after the revelation that former national security adviser John Bolton will say in an upcoming book that President Trump told him he wanted Ukraine aid tied to investigations.



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