John Bolton Casts Shadow Over Trump Impeachment Defense As President Trump's legal team continues their case for acquittal, a report in The New York Times about an alleged conversation between Trump and Bolton — contained in a draft of the former national security adviser's book manuscript — could change the equation for some senators who are undecided on calling witnesses.

And, Joe Biden and Rudy Giuliani were both discussed at length today as the president's lawyers attempt to reframe and undercut the arguments made by Democratic House impeachment managers.

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John Bolton Casts Shadow Over Trump Impeachment Defense

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John Bolton Casts Shadow Over Trump Impeachment Defense

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Alan Dershowitz, an attorney for President Trump, speaks during the Senate impeachment trial Monday. AP hide caption

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As President Trump's legal team continues its case for acquittal, a report in The New York Times about an alleged conversation between Trump and Bolton — contained in a draft of the former national security adviser's book manuscript — could change the equation for some senators who are undecided on calling witnesses.

And, Joe Biden and Rudy Giuliani were both discussed at length Monday as the president's lawyers attempt to reframe and undercut the arguments made by Democratic House impeachment managers.

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Correction Jan. 27, 2020

A previous version of this story misspelled Rudy Giuliani's surname.