How blocking witnesses could cost Republicans the Senate and White House

How blocking witnesses could cost Republicans the Senate and White House

[Ed. – Valid concerns]

The obvious obstacle created by the vote is the likelihood of an October surprise that could batter Trump in the same manner that the Comey letter kneecapped Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Bolton already wrote his book, and even if the White House tries to stonewall it, there’s no doubt the master manipulator could get the media to time the leaking of its details to maximize its damage to Trump. …  Trump would be better off by ripping off the Bolton Band-Aid and spending the next 10 months letting the Ukraine fracas fade into the sunset. By blocking Bolton from talking now, he only increases the odds of the former national security adviser dropping the most damaging details in October.

But the real risk to the fate of the party as a whole is in Mitch McConnell’s Senate.

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