In the now-circulating manuscript for his unreleased book, Bolton writes that Trump personally told him he would continue to freeze the nearly $400 million in aid until Ukrainian officials aided his desired investigations into “Democrats” and “the Bidens.”
Fox regular David Rivkin repeats the Republican lie that the Ukrainians were not aware that the military aid was being withheld while defending the job Trump's impeachment managers did on day one.
Sen. Tim Kaine shoots down Trump's legal team's talking points on aid being withheld from other countries and trying to use that to justify withholding the aid to Ukraine.
Sen. Kaine said the WH impeachment team actually made the House Managers' case for more witnesses, and dared them to provide evidence that there was nothing untoward about withholding aid from Ukraine.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn dismisses the findings from the nonpartisan GAO that Trump broke the law withholding funds from Ukraine, says Giuliani is "not relevant" to the impeachment trial, and dismisses Lev Parnas as a "grifter" or "hangers on."
During an interview with Face the Nation host Margaret Brennan, Texas Sen. John Cornyn dismissed the ever-growing list of criminals that Trump has surrounded himself with as merely being "grifters and hangers on."
Not surprisingly, most of the usual suspects were pals of teabagger Mick Mulvaney.