Republicans Are Making a Kafkaesque Argument

David A. Graham
Republicans Are Making a Kafkaesque Argument

Friday, as Democratic managers prepared their final day of impeachment arguments in the Senate, reports of a new recording began to emerge. According to the reports, Igor Fruman—a former associate of Rudy Giuliani who is now under federal indictment—recorded a conversation with President Donald Trump in April 2018, in which Trump said that he wanted the then–U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, fired. “Get rid of her!” Trump reportedly says on the tape.