Schiff says Bolton refused to submit affidavit during impeachment trial

Fox News | 2/6/2020 | Brie Stimson
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House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff delivers Democrats' closing argument in the Senate impeachment trial.

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., on Wednesday said former national security adviser John Bolton refused to submit a sworn affidavit during President Trump's Senate trial about his alleged misconduct in withholding military aid to Ukraine.

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Schiff told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that after the Senate voted to not call witnesses, Democrats approached Bolton’s counsel to see if he would be willing to give a written statement "describing what he observed in terms of the president’s Ukraine misconduct."

Maddow noted that Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. told reporters earlier the House would likely subpoena him after Trump's acquittal.

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Schiff added, “For whatever reason, he was willing to testify before the Senate but apart from that seems intent on saving it for his book. He’ll have to...
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