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John Bolton, the former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, said Monday he is willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial if subpoenaed. The Morning Joe panel discusses Bolton and the GOP response to his announcement. Aired on 01/07/20
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Republicans Divided On Possibility Of Bolton Testimony | Morning Joe | MSNBC

73 Comments on "Republicans Divided On Possibility Of Bolton Testimony | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. “Outrageous but not surprising.”

    • jacques mbikila | January 7, 2020 at 3:21 PM | Reply

      🙏🤔🤔🤔I don’t trust Bolton!!! Why now and not then when he was needed by the American people? This is a bit fishy!!!🙊🤔🤔🤔🇺🇸May be this another trick, because I don’t trust Bolton and those Reputitrump Party of heartless trators!!! We are getting fooled one more time. Imagine what the same crooks to Muller investigation!!! This gonna be another deception America!!! Watch out🙊😇😌🤔🤔🤔🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🙏🙌

  2. James Champaco | January 7, 2020 at 1:07 PM | Reply

    I wonder why the GOP would be divided over Boltons testimony?…..hmmmmm

    • otto skorzeny | January 7, 2020 at 9:26 PM | Reply

      I wonder why you believe anything the left says about the right and vice versa? They all lie ,don’t be a brainwashed moron. They have no clue at all on how Republicans feel about anything,its just an opinion with no fact to back it up.

  3. Rose City Therapeutics | January 7, 2020 at 1:10 PM | Reply

    I don’t think Nancy has an issue with reopening impeachment hearings in the house and subpoenaing John Bolton. So go ahead, make her feel obligated to do it.

  4. The House needs to subpoena John Bolton NOW. They can’t trust Senate Republicans to do the right thing and call Bolton to testify because they are all Trump bobble-heads.

    • Exquisite Eva Grywalsky | January 7, 2020 at 1:43 PM | Reply

      Thing is he didnt say he would testify before the house. He said he would the Senate.

    • Mark Hepworth | January 7, 2020 at 1:55 PM | Reply

      DavidAsset78 American House subpoena’s are no longer worth the paper they’re written on,your “president’ just tells people not to comply…and no consequences for that disrespect are forth coming. I’m afraid I know what the rule of law looks like in America from the outside,and it looks like a joke,you’ve allowed lying to become an everyday thing in governmental life,lying brings no consequence.

    • @Exquisite Eva Grywalsky I agree with you. If he wanted to testify he would have in the house. Now he knows no one will buy his book if he isn’t willing to testify. At least his assistant wasn’t scared of telling the truth. He knows the Republicans don’t want anymore evidence against the president. I think we have enough evidence anyway. And for much more than he is being charged for. To bad all Mueller’s work in now being ignored, but they still made him testify. I guess it’s too much to read. Besides other people are doing the time for those crimes.

  5. It’s a sad state of affairs if we’re hoping that John Bolton and Senate Republicans do the right thing 🙄

  6. Bjarke Stemann | January 7, 2020 at 1:14 PM | Reply

    I want to see Jim Jordan shout when Bolton testifies

    • Wonder Wonderful | January 7, 2020 at 2:52 PM | Reply

      Jim Jordan will shout but not at Bolton. He’ll shout cause Bolton is there. That’s if they let him testify.

    • Wonder Wonderful | January 7, 2020 at 2:55 PM | Reply

      @Arthur Kroulik Trump still haven’t got his Nobel Peace Prize. You know he’s got to do just as good as Obama or better. Obama is competitive in his head. Just like Hillary Clinton.

    • Claudia Nuss Schulte | January 7, 2020 at 8:21 PM | Reply

      we herd them grown when the impeachment vote went thru we her them growl

  7. Joe is one Conservative with values and wonder he left the GOP

    • I love him in this segment. Love his personality.

    • @Arthur Kroulik

      So your just WHAT ?😬
      AND outstanding citizen who’s is law abiding …but who thinks it’s ok to not be law abiding…. in America…🙄

    • Joe’s a Reagan conservative, and Reagan was a terrible president. Aside from 130+ criminal indictments in his administration, Reagan passed huge tax breaks for the rich, broke the back of labor unions, deregulated banks (causing a $1 trillion meltdown of the the S&Ls), gutted environmental laws, and set the course for deficit spending. Nevertheless, at least Joe has some fire in his belly, unlike his spineless comrades in the GOP

  8. The house should subpoena Bolton and add an artical to the impeachment.

    • @jays knight king titan I don’t even Know what lieing is?

    • @PookieKurt That’s exactly how I see it.

    • Prof Phil Bell | January 7, 2020 at 8:02 PM | Reply


    • Kate Sweetblu | January 7, 2020 at 8:42 PM | Reply

      jays knight king titan
      Your wrong, impeachment is the soul responsibility of the house. They voted by a majority for impeachment, it passed *trump is officially and legally, historically impeached 3rd president now and for ever more.
      Nancy can hold the articles as long as she can. She can also add to them, or impeach again. The senate has sole responsibility to hear and try impeached* trump only for removal from office.

      You must not have paid attention in government, and constitution. If you had studied you would realize the house has the soul responsibility to impeachment. The senate has the soul responsibility to remove the president from office. The rules are agreed upon by the house, and senate. Go back and study how the rules are and can be changed and agree upon by both.

      According to the U.S. Senate: “if a federal official commits a crime or otherwise acts improperly, the House of Representatives may impeach—formally charge—that official. If the official subsequently is convicted in a Senate impeachment trial, he is removed from office.”[2]

      There are several provisions in the United States Constitution relating to impeachment:

      Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 provides:

      The House of Representatives … shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.
      Article I, Section 3, Clauses 6 and 7 provide:

      The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two-thirds of the Members present.
      Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States; but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
      Article II, Section 2 provides:

      [The President] … shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.
      Article II, Section 4 provides:

      The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.[3]

    • Kate Sweetblu | January 7, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply

      jays knight king titan
      Your very wrong! Read the link below, if you comprehend at at least a 6 grad level you will see why your wrong.

  9. If Bolton gets his Iran war, he’ll lie for trump.

  10. darlings.. Miss Lindsey.. is a dam disgrace to “SOUTHERN BELLS”..

  11. Send the bailiff over to arrest everyone who refused the subpoenas.

  12. Everblue Freediving | January 7, 2020 at 1:49 PM | Reply

    Why would the GOP not want witness testimony? Why aren’t they motivated to know the truth and do their duty to their oaths?

  13. Nancy Prevost | January 7, 2020 at 1:51 PM | Reply

    Anyone else would be prosecuted for ignoring a subpoena. Lying gop criminals every one. Get them out.

    • Nancy Prevost | January 7, 2020 at 5:23 PM | Reply

      @Wonder Wonderful Exactly.

    • Nancy Prevost | January 7, 2020 at 5:26 PM | Reply

      @Mae Gary Absolutely. We need to remind our young people who are so discouraged.

    • jerzy chroscicki | January 7, 2020 at 7:01 PM | Reply

      @Mae Gary — Absolutely right! It is an imperative to limit serving House and Senate to two terms. That would greatly reduce opportunity for corruption among them. No more Senators – “Kings” for life.

  14. I gotta admit, the whole “Where’s Willie?” Thing isn’t going to be meme’d enough; and that makes me kinda sad

  15. Keith Johnson | January 7, 2020 at 1:54 PM | Reply

    Bolton could tell all if he really wanted to regardless of all this argument!!! Just have a news conference and tell what he nows,Simple as that!!

  16. Paulette Williams | January 7, 2020 at 1:57 PM | Reply

    If he wanted to do the right thing and testifying is such a big issue write an op ed and put it out there let’s hear what happened enough already

  17. Democrats could have avoided this by voting for contempt and putting everyone in jail who defies the subpoena.

  18. When an evil clown such as bolton is seen as some kind of hope to get a proper trial in the senate, its bad. Its really bad.

  19. Babajide Ogunmola | January 7, 2020 at 2:19 PM | Reply

    Don’t trust Bolton. This seems scummy. He could have testified in the house at any point. He’s trolling.

    • George Petlowany | January 7, 2020 at 6:26 PM | Reply

      Indeed, it’s likely a ruse, with Bolton dangling the willingness to testify, with no intention of actually doing so. He knows McConnell will never issue that subpoena.

    • @Babjide Ogunmola

      I believe you might be right.

  20. Ian Birkinhead | January 7, 2020 at 2:36 PM | Reply

    He has to be prepared to testify, how else will he get to sell his book.

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