Trial highlights: Senators’ questions launch pointed debate

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MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators finally were allowed to speak at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, if only to announce written inquiries that led to pointed, back-and-forth debate Wednesday as Trump's legal team and House Democratic prosecutors pressed their respective cases. Throughout, the urgent question of whether former national security adviser John Bolton will be allowed to testify remained at the forefront. Democrats argued that Bolton must be allowed to speak to ensure a fair trial, while Republicans said Democrats should have demanded earlier that Bolton and other witnesses testify. Meanwhile, the actions of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, a former executive at a Ukraine energy company, drew continued attention from R
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