Bolton writes Trump obsessed for months over getting a signed CD of Elton John's "Rocket Man" to Kim Jong Un. And he thought invading Venezuela would be "cool".
"I'm actually, I guess, the chief law enforcement officer of the country," he said.
Saying the quiet part out loud and on the record.
"I'm sorry, I apologise. I'm trying to learn. It’s not easy," the president said.
Only one Republican senator broke from Trump: Utah’s Mitt Romney, who hammered Trump’s behavior as “grievously wrong.”
‘You Think Russia Ever Goes In and Gets Ukraine, or No?’: The Wildest Things Trump Said at a Private 2018 Dinner Revealed
Trump is heard grilling Lev Parnas on how long Ukraine would last if Russia invaded.
The Senate trial began with Mitch McConnell backing off some of his moves to help Trump escape a real hearing – but not all of them.
The Government Accountability Office said Trump substituted his own policy priorities over those enacted into law by Congress.
It remains to be seen how much of a real trial it becomes, though.
House Democrats just voted to send the two articles of impeachment to the other half of Congress.
It's a surprise move, just days before Trump's impeachment trial is set to begin in the Senate.
VICE News asked Democrats why Wednesday's vote is so partisan – and what it means for the country.