Truth is, Trump’s actions are borderline, deserving full and open debate. Successfully preventing any witness from something important to say will further corrode public trust in an already seriously wounded stewardship.
Trump’s former national security advisor, John Bolton? Of course. His testimony wouldn’t be hearsay; he can reveal exactly what Trump had told him to do. Democrats are salivating hear what he says, but they shouldn’t take his testimony for granted. (Remember the cliche: Never call a witness if you don’t know what he’ll say.)
Hunter Biden and Joe Biden? Of course. We deserve to know whether their actions warranted an investigation into their propriety, a claim that Trump has made in his own defense.
And so it goes with all the potential witnesses. The public has a right to a full disclosure. Reality is not as simple as ideologues from both sides would have it.
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