NYT: Bolton book says Trump directed him to help with Ukraine pressure

The New York Times is reporting that former national security adviser John Bolton’s book manuscript says President Trump directed him to help with the Ukraine pressure campaign in early May, two months before Trump infamous call with Ukrainian President Zelensky. The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman shares more. #CNN #News

Trump impeachment trial: Will witnesses be called?

US Republican senator Lamar Alexander who Democrats hoped would support calling new witnesses at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial says he will oppose the move for fresh evidence. Democratic senators want to hear from Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton and others to bolster their case but they need four Republicans in favour of … Read more Trump impeachment trial: Will witnesses be called?

Impeachment: Republicans say Trump acted in national interest

US President Donald Trump’s lawyers are now saying that his move to put pressure on Ukraine in exchange for military aid is because he wanted to unearth a corruption scandal. The impeachment trial continues as the question of whether more witnesses will be called on remains unresolved. Democrats want former National Security Advisor John Bolton … Read more Impeachment: Republicans say Trump acted in national interest

White House warns Bolton’s lawyer against publishing book

US Democrats are stepping up their calls for witnesses to testify at the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the run-up to a crucial Senate vote on Friday. It comes as the latest hearing was overshadowed by the fallout from an upcoming book by former National Security Advisor John Bolton, which reportedly portrays Trump … Read more White House warns Bolton’s lawyer against publishing book

White House tries to block incriminating book by former national security adviser Bolton

The White House on Wednesday objected to the publication of a book by President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton depicting Trump as playing a central role in a pressure campaign on Ukraine, while members of the U.S. Senate asked a spree of questions in the impeachment trial. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more White House tries to block incriminating book by former national security adviser Bolton

White House has issued formal threat to John Bolton to keep him from publishing book

The White House has issued a formal threat to former national security adviser John Bolton to keep him from publishing his book, “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir,” sources familiar with the matter tell CNN. The White House had no comment. Neither Bolton nor a spokesman for the publisher, Simon & Schuster, … Read more White House has issued formal threat to John Bolton to keep him from publishing book

What GOP senators have said about John Bolton testifying

Republican senators have continued to weigh in on the potential testimony of former national security adviser John Bolton following new reporting on Jan. 26 about his Ukraine conversations with President Trump. Read more: https://wapo.st/30ZAG2n. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/