Republicans are Acting Like Solicitation and Attempt aren’t Crimes. They Are.

Listening to the testimony of David Holmes, Fiona Hill, Alexander Vindman, Gordon Sundland, and other members of our diplomatic corps, it has become abundantly clear that Donald Trump attempted to solicit a personal, political favor from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky — an investigation into his potential political opponent Joe Biden and Biden’s son — in exchange for the performance of an official function, in this case a meeting in the Oval Office between the two leaders and the lifting of a freeze on much needed…