Over the weekend, President Trump and his minions hinted that impeachment hearings might lead to a civil war. One could argue that the threatened civil war is already happening among government agencies. The latest salvo comes from Mike Pompeo who now says State Dept. officials won’t show up for scheduled impeachment depositions this week. “The statements came as Pompeo’s role in the Ukraine investigation broadened with reports that he was a participant in the July 25 call by President Trump to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.”

+ WaPo: Barr personally asked foreign officials to aid inquiry into CIA, FBI activities in 2016.

+ Politico on the ways that team Trump is cranking up the grievance machine. A video ad used “as part of an online counteroffensive to the impeachment push … brought in 50,000-plus new donors and raked in $8.5 million in two days.” (This gives me hope that I’ll still be able to unload my WeWork IPO shares…)

+ Here’s the latest on the impeachment story from CNN.