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January 28, 2020  

Former national security adviser John Bolton's book, "The Room Where It Happened," isn't even out yet but it's causing shockwaves--and in a trial in which he's not a witness and probably won't be, even though he's willing to testify.

Republicans are all-out blocking Democrats from getting Bolton and other potential witnesses to testify about his firsthand knowledge of Trump's questionable "quid-pro-quo" dealings with Ukraine and other countries.

Bolton, who has said he will testify if subpoenaed, is seen as a lynchpin in the legal case against Trump. 

Chief Justice John Roberts has not yet ruled on whether witness testimony will be allowed in Trump's  impeachment trial. But Leid Stories asks: Should witnesses arbitrarily be barred from testifying in a trial--particularly a trial concerning crimes allegedly committed by the president of the United States?

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