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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:16 PM

NYT: Bolton says he knows a lot!

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/08/us/politics/john-bolton-ukraine.html


Evidence Requested So Far
Bolton Knows About ‘Many Relevant Meetings’ on Ukraine, Lawyer Says


ATLANTA — John R. Bolton, President Trump’s former national security adviser, knows about “many relevant meetings and conversations” connected to the Ukraine pressure campaign that House impeachment investigators have not yet been informed about, his lawyer told lawmakers on Friday.

The lawyer, Charles J. Cooper, made that tantalizing point in a letter to the chief House lawyer in response to House committee chairmen who have sought Mr. Bolton’s testimony in their impeachment proceedings, arguing that his client would be willing to talk but only if a court rules that he should ignore White House objections.

Mr. Cooper did not elaborate on what meetings and conversations he was referring to, leaving it to House Democrats to guess at what Mr. Bolton might know. Mr. Bolton has been one of the most anticipated witnesses because other current and former officials have described him as deeply disturbed by the effort to pressure Ukraine to provide incriminating information about Democrats to help the president’s domestic political prospects.

Mr. Bolton did not show up for a deposition scheduled on Thursday because, his lawyer said, he wants a judge to determine whether he and his former deputy, Charles M. Kupperman, should testify in defiance of the White House. In effect, Mr. Bolton and Mr. Kupperman are asking for a court ruling on competing demands by the executive branch, which does not want them to testify, and the legislative branch, which does.

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Laura PourMeADrink Nov 8 OP
madaboutharry Nov 8 #1
edhopper Nov 8 #2
Laura PourMeADrink Nov 8 #3
FrankBooth Nov 8 #4
BigmanPigman Nov 8 #5
LakeArenal Nov 8 #6

Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:18 PM

1. Who knew Bolton was a drama queen?

Why can’t he just show up like the other people?

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:19 PM

2. They are republican scum

that is why.

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:23 PM

3. Agree. But it does sound like he's DYING to testify.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:31 PM

4. Bolton is trolling Trump

After he already trolled the house Dems with his so-called letter the other day. I doubt he ever testifies, and if he does, I doubt he says anything incriminating, although of course I hope I'm wrong.

Dems don't really need him thankfully.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:32 PM

5. Mulvaney and Bolton need to testify.

Both are in this very deeply. Can Congress force them to testify next week?

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:46 PM

6. I thought Congress was going to quit the subpoenas

and charge them as co-conspirators?
What happened to that?

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