On Monday morning, Donald Trump tweeted out that he’d “strongly consider” submitting written testimony to Adam Schiff’s impeachment inquiry. Coincidentally, former Florida attorney general Pam Bondi joined the White House impeachment legal team on Monday. And not so coincidentally two days later, Bondi appeared on CBS This Morning to throw an ocean of cold water over that idea.
Oh, sure, Trump would like to testify, Bondi says, and even “would love” to testify. But he’s not gonna testify, because that would be idiotic beyond belief. Bondi offers other reasons, but those are at best tertiary concerns. The conversation about testimony picks up after the four-minute mark, but Bondi manages to argue effectively on every other issue as well.
The only misstep Bondi makes is that Gordon Sondland was not the ambassador to Ukraine, but that’s a minor issue in the discussion: