Drafts of the book outline the potential testimony of the former national security adviser if he were called as a witness in the president’s impeachment trial.
Charlie Sykes"Bolton’s submission of the book to the White House may have ... intensified concerns among some of his advisers that they needed to block Mr. Bolton from testifying, according to two people familiar with their concerns."
Charlie SykesThis is why they want to block his testimony. This is why they are rushing to acquit. ... GOP senate vote just got a whole lot more complicated and risky.
Let’s not exchange one reckless president for another.
Charlie Sykes“What they can’t do is nominate a reckless candidate of their own and insist it’s the only moral choice. For some of us, none-of-the-above is a viable option. For far too many others, it’ll be the devil they know.”
A writer who’s afraid to tell people what they don’t want to hear has chosen the wrong trade.
Charlie Sykes"As for the notion of standing on your own, it’s no longer considered honorable or desirable. It makes you suspect, if not ridiculous. If you haven’t got a community behind you.. mobbing your adversaries and slaying them, then who are you?'
Over the last couple of decades I’ve spent a lot of time wringing my hands about the gradual extinction of pro-life Democrats. That’s because abortion is a hard enough issue to create consensus on to begin with. It becomes almost impossible once it...