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TruckFump

(5,812 posts)
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:43 PM Jan 2020

Anyone think that Bolton will spill the beans if he cannot testify at the trial?

I do.

Not sure why he will out Trump re what's in the book, but he's either pissed totally at the treatment he received from 45 or Bolton thinks it will boost the sale of the book or a combination of both.

It's gonna come out...IMO, of course.

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Anyone think that Bolton will spill the beans if he cannot testify at the trial? (Original Post) TruckFump Jan 2020 OP
I hope he does... wcmagumba Jan 2020 #1
I thought about that. TruckFump Jan 2020 #6
I think he will appear on Rachel tonight. Kota Jan 2020 #2
Like trump Andy823 Jan 2020 #3
I've been thinking about this too. Bolton is just ticked off enough to go on TV to announce napi21 Jan 2020 #4
I tend to agree with this. TruckFump Jan 2020 #8
No, unless Trump blocks his book payday. OnDoutside Jan 2020 #5
Heard and interesting discussion about this early this morning. TruckFump Jan 2020 #9
I think I heard something similar too. What I'm hoping is that Trump tries to ram his supposed OnDoutside Jan 2020 #14
Will probably leak out; over time it will all come out one way or another. empedocles Jan 2020 #7
He better hurry mcar Jan 2020 #10
lindsey graham wants him to do a news conference: IcyPeas Jan 2020 #11
It'll come out after publication. MontanaMama Jan 2020 #12
Hasn't he already told us the important fact? PJMcK Jan 2020 #13

wcmagumba

(2,923 posts)
1. I hope he does...
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:46 PM
Jan 2020

but think he might be more interested in waiting to publish....wagering he can jack up his profits...a rethuglican's true interest...$$$$$$$

TruckFump

(5,812 posts)
6. I thought about that.
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:54 PM
Jan 2020

And...if Trump is exonerated -- and I use that term advisedly -- in this trial, then what is Bolton's book worth after the trial?

Kota

(901 posts)
2. I think he will appear on Rachel tonight.
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:49 PM
Jan 2020

Someone tweeted that he should give a primetime interview tonight and Rachel retweeted and said"Tremendous idea." Michael r. Bromwich was the original tweet.

Andy823

(11,502 posts)
3. Like trump
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:52 PM
Jan 2020

he too is a narcissist who doesn't care about anyone but himself. Since trump made him look bad, and is now tweeting BS about him, he will defiantly find a way to get back at trump, and what better way than getting what he knows out in the public, one way or another.

napi21

(45,806 posts)
4. I've been thinking about this too. Bolton is just ticked off enough to go on TV to announce
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:52 PM
Jan 2020

exactly what he would have testified to had he been called. I think he'd enjoy messing with McTurtle's head!

TruckFump

(5,812 posts)
9. Heard and interesting discussion about this early this morning.
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:57 PM
Jan 2020

Cannot tell you who said it since I heard the TV and did not see the speaker.

The speaker said that since Bolton is now a private citizen, the argument re his First Amendment rights could trump (pardon the expression) the claims of the admin.

OnDoutside

(20,060 posts)
14. I think I heard something similar too. What I'm hoping is that Trump tries to ram his supposed
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 06:36 PM
Jan 2020

advantage into Bolton, to hit him hard, that Bolton reacts and let's it all out. The only problem i see is that the RWNJs are well underway in discrediting Bolton.

mcar

(42,887 posts)
10. He better hurry
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:57 PM
Jan 2020

If he does it after this trial ends, he will show himself to be a soulless, un American slime bucket.

Oh, wait.

IcyPeas

(22,154 posts)
11. lindsey graham wants him to do a news conference:
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 05:58 PM
Jan 2020
Trump ally Sen. Lindsey Graham encouraged former national security adviser John Bolton come forward and share what he knows — at a news conference.

In an interview with Fox News' Martha MacCallum on Tuesday, the senator said Bolton had "thrown the country into a ditch here," adding that the former national security adviser should "just come forward and say what's on your mind."

"Hold a news conference, and we'll consider what you've got to say if you think is that important," Graham told Fox News.

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-ally-lindsey-graham-john-bolton-witness-impeachment-trial-2020-1

MontanaMama

(23,532 posts)
12. It'll come out after publication.
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 06:06 PM
Jan 2020

The MF will be acquitted. Then, when the Republicans are faced with the truth publicly, they will say “gosh I wish we would’ve known”. It’ll be the lamest thing ever.

PJMcK

(22,220 posts)
13. Hasn't he already told us the important fact?
Thu Jan 30, 2020, 06:20 PM
Jan 2020

Bolton's leaked manuscript says that Trump told Bolton that the Ukrainian aid was being held until President Zelinsky announced an investigation into the Bidens.

What more does he need to tell us?

Since the Senate is going to block witnesses, I agree with the suggestion that Bolton should go on Rachel's show and tell all. It could be the Hail Mary play needed to keep McConnell from making Trump a dictator.

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