At a May 23 meeting where top advisers and Senator Ron Johnson briefed him about their trip to the inauguration of President Zelensky, Mr. Trump railed about Ukraine trying to damage him and mentioned a conspiracy theory about a hacked Democratic server. https://t.co/N3Tsce4gR7— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) January 27, 2020
Right you guys? You guys? C'mooooonnnnnnnnnnn.
I guess what I'm saying is, it would look like even more of a cover-up (than it already does) if Republican senators did not think now would be a cool time to subpoena Bolton. It's inconvenient if they do subpoena him, obviously. It's also inconvenient if they don't.
UPDATE: And for what it's worth, they can call this guy the hell in, too.
I NEVER told John Bolton that the aid to Ukraine was tied to investigations into Democrats, including the Bidens. In fact, he never complained about this at the time of his very public termination. If John Bolton said this, it was only to sell a book. With that being said, the...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 27, 2020
UPDATE 2: The White House has had the manuscript for weeks, and WH counsel was very likely read in, and McConnell said he was working hand in glove with the Trump team, so:
Per sources, some GOP senators privately pushing White House for information on who at administration had visibility into the manuscript over the last month. Senators feel blindsided.— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) January 27, 2020
Goddamnitalltohell, GOP Senators want to know who put them on the spot like this!