Gowdy on Bolton: Why pick a witness that will invoke executive privilege?

  • Published: 15 January 2020
  • Reaction and analysis from Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy, former chairman of the House Oversight Committee.

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Comments • 1 627

  • Bud M.
    Bud M.  3 hours back

    You know every last one of you reporters are about as arrogant and ignorant as they come. You constantly interrupt your guests while they are answering the question that YOU just asked them. Have some decency and allow them to answer your freaking question before you BUTT IN and interrupt them. You are SO BLOODY RUDE it's sickening. No manners at all.

    • Dave Wurst
      Dave Wurst  3 hours back

      Trey Gowdy don't you remember Ollie North

      • Dave Wurst
        Dave Wurst  3 hours back

        He's such Macaroni Dandy who has no clue about anything

        • Jim Stokes
          Jim Stokes  16 hours back

          Bolton may surprise us by siding with Teflon Don!

          • rayminthecat
            rayminthecat  18 hours back

            Trey you should slow down on the orange koolaide

            • AlwaysTrumper
              AlwaysTrumper  18 hours back

              Fox news is open border operative for obama apparently

              • AlwaysTrumper
                AlwaysTrumper  18 hours back

                Fox news open borders stupidasses like cavuto and Bolton duhhh Wallace and Geraldo and juan
                Rupert thinks we ed stupid

                • Tim Gwinn
                  Tim Gwinn  22 hours back

                  The democrats Communist party are a big JOKE !!!!!
                  Trump 2020 🇺🇸

                  • TEVIN YTWOK
                    TEVIN YTWOK  1 days back

                    I’m amazed on how people use word salads to explain what everybody knows...Trump did what he’s accused of. It reminds me of the “bla bla bla” of talking heads during the OJ Simpson trial. He did it..we know it!

                    • Mexi Chillin
                      Mexi Chillin  2 days back

                      Because privilege is not complete. Interactions between him and President yes. His views about quid pro quo and what he meant by drug deal however are not privileged. And Gowdy knows that.

                      • Coach Hannah
                        Coach Hannah  2 days back

                        Why would Executive Privilege apply during an impeachment trial?

                        • Vaughn Westerby
                          Vaughn Westerby  2 days back

                          Trey Gowdy, making sense. We’ve heard the testimony, now it goes to the jury!

                          • David Petri
                            David Petri  2 days back

                            Have the trial. Dont have the trial. It isn't going to change anything. Those who support the President will continue to do so. Those that don't will continue to do so. The only thing that is changing is people leaving the left and moving more toward the right.

                            • Ian Stuart
                              Ian Stuart  2 days back

                              I love listening to Mr Gowdy talk, elliquint, to the point & polite.

                              • berenjervin
                                berenjervin  2 days back

                                But but but...democrats should just be believed! How are they going to get rid of Pence and Trump so Queen Nancy becomes POTUS if they cant make up charges and undo an election?

                                • David Adcock
                                  David Adcock  17 hours back

                                  This Republican hopes it will be President Pence soon.

                              • stringypete
                                stringypete  2 days back

                                The point of everything the left does is about creating a narrative for gullible, ignorant peoole people

                                • Kerry Tackett
                                  Kerry Tackett  2 days back

                                  Wish we had Gowdy on our team

                                  • deskjockie49
                                    deskjockie49  2 days back

                                    I'm wondering, if the Senate, after duly hearing the case, votes to dismiss it, that it will become a talking point and war cry for the Democratic party to use in the upcoming election. "The Republicans are a rogue party, look what they did by dismissing the Articles of Impeachment without calling witnesses!" We'll never hear the end of it.

                                    • David Petri
                                      David Petri  2 days back

                                      They are spin doctors! They will latch their meat hooks into abything they can turn into negative energy!

                                  • Michael Patterson
                                    Michael Patterson  2 days back

                                    There’s a reason we have executive privilege, to protect the corrupt !

                                    • Tummun
                                      Tummun  2 days back

                                      The war monger Bolton turning on the right. The disgusting thing is, no one wants to accept reality and face it. He was there to start another war and Mr Trump said no to war. Bolton is now offering himself to the evil left to do “damage and harm Trump 2020🇺🇸”.

                                      • Fernando Molina
                                        Fernando Molina  2 days back

                                        Trey Gowdy is just way to smart for you trying to play BS on him "Caputo" 😏😎

                                        • Marco Benschop
                                          Marco Benschop  2 days back

                                          mr gowdy i salute you from the netherlands.

                                          • soakupthesunman
                                            soakupthesunman  2 days back

                                            Senate should call no witnesses because THERE ARE NONE

                                            • David Adcock
                                              David Adcock  17 hours back

                                              There were 17 witness in the house hearings with many more that were subpoenaed that broke the law and did not. This Republican wishes to see all the relevant documents and all the relevant witnesses. Bolton want to testify and he should. Surely there is one of the President's men who can support him under oath.

                                          • Ken Dawa
                                            Ken Dawa  2 days back

                                            Mr Gowdy please come to Washington State to bring some common sense back here.

                                            • Ron ron
                                              Ron ron  2 days back

                                              What they said.

                                              • Ron ron
                                                Ron ron  2 days back

                                                I'm sick of witnesses thing. Senators here what house has to say then they vote. All media wants to drag this on for ratings. Get this over as quickly as possible. That's good advice Republicans.

                                                • Tamra Boyd
                                                  Tamra Boyd  2 days back

                                                  Tray Gowdy is one of the best. Love him.

                                                  • Pastor Paul D
                                                    Pastor Paul D  2 days back

                                                    Trey Gowdy is an alpha male , the kind of man that this current world hates !!!! a man who is a leader a man who is strong a Old fashion 1940s man this man he doesn’t take any crap and he doesn’t give anybody a hard time as long as people are fair kind respectful and honest . Yes he’s a leader. Amongst a sea of soy Boys. Millennials take notice.

                                                    • Nijel Vidler
                                                      Nijel Vidler  2 days back

                                                      Senator McConnell backed himself (and the Republicans) into a corner by prematurely flagging his intentions when he said on the record that when the Articles of Impeachment are sent to the Senate, they will be dismissed without trial! Now he is compelled to have a full trial to show the appearance of fairness; but what he should have done is kept his mouth shut and pretended he was going to have a full and fair trial, but then when he received the Articles of Impeachment he could have simply had a pre-trial hearing and then determined by way of majority vote that there was no case to answer! Case dismissed!

                                                      • mister b
                                                        mister b  2 days back

                                                        Let the Dems present,, that's the best way to show they have nothing. Burden of proof, by law, is on the house, not the President, not the senate,,, the house. I'd love to see the book hours wasted on all this and watch the Dems try to explain their way out of all this waste.

                                                        • James Meoli
                                                          James Meoli  2 days back

                                                          Trumpers are STUPID

                                                          • Fran Ra
                                                            Fran Ra  2 days back

                                                            Remember when ??? Bill Clinton said that he never told Monica to lie in that deposition. He told her to lie in "dat der POSITION."

                                                            • coho slayer
                                                              coho slayer  2 days back

                                                              The Dems know full well that picking a witness that invoked executive privilege will create an ere of suspicion, and more negative press against Trump.

                                                              • Jorge Ramos
                                                                Jorge Ramos  2 days back

                                                                Gowdy has a nerve. A complete failure going after Clinton who by the way had the guts to testify unlike the coward in the WH now.

                                                                • gil7331
                                                                  gil7331  2 days back

                                                                  Sorry Neil, but trump isn't going anywhere.

                                                                  • S H
                                                                    S H  2 days back

                                                                    Bolton was George W. Bush's wet nurse.

                                                                    • rosemarie443
                                                                      rosemarie443  3 days back

                                                                      why have a stupid trial to begin with. just because the democrats can not get over loosing the election is no reason to have a trial

                                                                      • Kimberly Howard
                                                                        Kimberly Howard  3 days back

                                                                        That must be the only picture they have on Bolton lol

                                                                        • GamingWithTheGorgon
                                                                          GamingWithTheGorgon  3 days back

                                                                          Trump blocked every witness he could. All the one's that did something wrong obeyed him like good little pups. All the witnesses we saw during the investigation risked everything to tell the truth. Because politicians on both sides are spineless, Trump is going to remain in office even though he got caught cheating in the upcoming election.

                                                                          • Kane O'opu
                                                                            Kane O'opu  3 days back

                                                                            Neal is a wanna be, but is an IDIOT!!!

                                                                            • ramms mutter69
                                                                              ramms mutter69  3 days back

                                                                              Because this whole thing has been about making President Trump look bad even knowing there is nothing there.

                                                                              • Jennifer Campanaro
                                                                                Jennifer Campanaro  3 days back

                                                                                He is so interesting and so smart!

                                                                                • Brian Nielsen
                                                                                  Brian Nielsen  3 days back

                                                                                  The Democrats are going to look like fools. The Democrats controlled the house so they controlled the rules there. Now since your in the Senate logic will apply. I can guarantee you will be watching a bunch of 5 year old brats throwing a temper tantrum. This won't be Republicans, but only Democrats. This foolishness will be displayed for millions to see. Just think of how other countries will think of these bratty Democrats.

                                                                                  • Allen Watson
                                                                                    Allen Watson  3 days back

                                                                                    I agree, let the House managers present their case. Then and if after they do the evidence they present is lacking, dismiss the case. As far as calling new witnesses, they had their shot to call witnesses during the time the ball was in the House. So no. You had your turn.

                                                                                    • Larry Mountain
                                                                                      Larry Mountain  3 days back

                                                                                      The relationship is more important than the information? Gowdy, you are you seriously saying that the relationship is better than the TRUTH? Your search for the truth has been on the downward trend since your hey days of the failed money wasting Benghazi investigation.

                                                                                      • David Clark
                                                                                        David Clark  3 days back

                                                                                        Gowdy was eaten alive by Hillary and spit out so he was too embarrassed to run.  Gowdy is wrong again saying if you call a witness and they take the 5th that says a lot about a cover up.  Was Gowdy asleep when republicans had control of investigative committees and refused to bring in witnesses democrats requested?  Gowdy is ignoring why so many republicans were thrown out of office in 2018.  Obstruction.  America does not like obstruction.

                                                                                        • Richard Gobin
                                                                                          Richard Gobin  3 days back

                                                                                          Gowdy for President 2028

                                                                                          • Wesley C.
                                                                                            Wesley C.  3 days back

                                                                                            Well, if Trey Gowdy finally has something to whine about by all means call the witness.