White House reporter Education: University of Iowa, BS in Journalism and Political Science ; American University, MA in Journalism Seung Min Kim is a White House reporter for The Washington Post, covering the Trump administration through the lens of Capitol Hill. Before joining The Washington Post in 2018, she spent more than eight years at Politico, primarily covering the Senate and immigration policy. Kim is also an on-air contributor to CNN. Professional Affiliations: Asian American Journalists Association Foreign languages spoken: Korean
The New York Times, citing an unpublished manuscript of Bolton’s book, reported that the president told Bolton last August that he wanted to withhold military aid to Ukraine unless it aided investigations into the Bidens.
Trump’s team will launch its defense of the president on Saturday, with the key question of whether the Senate will call new witnesses or subpoena documents set to be decided around the middle of next week.
Some Senate Democrats privately argue they should call the GOP’s bluff on “witness reciprocity” and offer Hunter Biden — or even his father, the former vice president — in exchange for a top Trump administration witness.
The partisan kickoff to the trial that will determine Trump’s fate came amid new allegations by a Trump associate who has tried to implicate the president more directly in an alleged plot to pressure Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election.