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Dem senator: Subpoena Bolton's book after Times report


Added 01-26-20 07:57:02pm EST - “Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) on Sunday floated subpoenaing former national security adviser John Bolton's forthcoming memoir, if the former official isn't called to testify.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Dem senator: Subpoena Bolton's book after Times report”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) on Sunday floated subpoenaing former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonRomney: 'It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses' in Trump impeachment trial George Conway: Witness missing from impeachment trial is Trump Democrats see Mulvaney as smoking gun witness at Trump trial MORE's forthcoming memoir, if the former official isn't called to testify.

"The Senate needs to hear from Bolton. The American people deserve to hear from Bolton. If we can’t get Bolton let’s get a subpoena for the book!" Jones tweeted.

The Senate needs to hear from Bolton. The American people deserve to hear from Bolton. If we can’t get Bolton let’s get a subpoena for the book!#subpoenathebook#ImpartialJustice https://t.co/vDCVMORMtI

Jones hasn't said if he will vote to convict or acquit Trump at the end of the trial, but has thrown his support behind the call for more witnesses and documents. 

His suggestion comes after The New York Times, citing sources familiar with Boltons writing, reported that Bolton claims in his book that Trump sought to tie up $391 million in aid to Ukraine to his requests for the country's leaders to help with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDes Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Sanders faces lingering questions about appeal to women voters George Conway: Witness missing from impeachment trial is Trump MORE and his son Hunter Biden.

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