Scott Adams mentioned this yesterday and it was mentioned again today on Shapiro's podcast. The correct move from the beginning was to point out the simple fact that pressuring a foreign government into investigating election fraud is not illegal. Withholding foreign aid to accomplish this is not illegal or impeachable. Instead, Trump claimed there was no quid pro quo. Scott Adams rightly predicted that eventually something would come out, true or not, that alluded to this quid pro quo, and would inevitably put Trump in an awkward spot of having to say something like "okay, I did it, but it wasn't illegal or impeachable." This is clearly less favorable than the other strategy. Scroll down to the audio player and skip to 5:20 for the beginning of this topic, and 6:28 he addressed the specific strategic error. https://www.scottadamssays.com/2020...t-adams-the-bolton-bombshell-and-coronavirus/ Is this error material? He won't be convicted in the Senate, but the prevailing prediction is that the error will likely lead to spineless senate republicans allowing witnesses.