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GOP Optimism Grows on Blocking Witnesses in Impeachment Trial
Impeachment
GOP Optimism Grows on Blocking Witnesses in Impeachment Trial

WASHINGTON — Former national security adviser John Bolton loomed large in Democratic senators’ inquiries during the question-and-answer phase of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, but Republicans are increasingly confident that by the end of the week they will have... Read More

Analysis: Trump’s Attorneys Hint They Will Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Bolton Testimony
Impeachment
Analysis: Trump’s Attorneys Hint They Will Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Bolton Testimony

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyers laid the groundwork Monday for invoking executive privilege in an effort to block potentially damaging public testimony from witnesses like former national security adviser John Bolton. Though this claim is unlikely to succeed in... Read More

Demands Grow for Bolton to Testify at Trump's Impeachment Trial
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Demands Grow for Bolton to Testify at Trump's Impeachment Trial
2020-01-27 15:53:04
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The battle over witness testimony at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial reached a fevered pitch Monday after a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton was found to include passages that undercut the president's... Read More

Trump’s Impeachment Counteroffensive Undercut by Bolton Report Bolstering Call for Witnesses
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Trump’s Impeachment Counteroffensive Undercut by Bolton Report Bolstering Call for Witnesses

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s defense lawyers said their opening foray this weekend in the impeachment trial was only a “sneak preview” to Monday’s main event — but that was before revelations that Trump told John Bolton he wouldn’t lift... Read More

John Bolton’s Surprise Offer to Testify in Trump Impeachment Trial Puts Pressure on GOP
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John Bolton’s Surprise Offer to Testify in Trump Impeachment Trial Puts Pressure on GOP

WASHINGTON — Former national security adviser John Bolton said Monday he would testify in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial if the Senate issues him a subpoena, putting new and potentially intense pressure on Senate Republicans to open the impeachment trial... Read More

Bolton’s Ousting As National Security Adviser May Open Door to Diplomacy
Foreign Affairs
Bolton’s Ousting As National Security Adviser May Open Door to Diplomacy
2019-09-13 19:43:11
by HJ Mai

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump’s firing of National Security adviser John Bolton earlier this week could have big implications on the administration’s handling of its most challenging foreign policy issues. Bolton, described as a conservative hawk due to his... Read More

Trump Fires Bolton, But Ex-National Security Adviser Maintains He Offered to Leave
Foreign Affairs
Trump Fires Bolton, But Ex-National Security Adviser Maintains He Offered to Leave
2019-09-10 19:11:23
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump fired John Bolton Tuesday, a little more than an hour before his hawkish national security adviser was set to participate in a White House briefing for reporters alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury... Read More

Pompeo Says Despite Speculation, Run for Senate 'Off The Table'
Foreign Affairs
Pompeo Says Despite Speculation, Run for Senate 'Off The Table'
2019-07-30 15:01:03
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed widespread speculation that he's considering a run for the U.S. Senate, telling an audience of business men and women Monday that such a bid "is off the table, as a practical matter."... Read More

Bolton Declares Monroe Doctrine ‘Alive and Well’ As White House Eyes Venezuela
Foreign Affairs
Bolton Declares Monroe Doctrine ‘Alive and Well’ As White House Eyes Venezuela
2019-04-19 20:07:47
by HJ Mai

The Trump administration’s ongoing pressure campaign to force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro out of office is based on an almost 200-year-old doctrine – one that was never meant to be a doctrine after all. National Security Advisor John Bolton on... Read More

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