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Knives Out: Bolton Lacerates
Nikki Haley in New Book

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Posted By: StormCnter, 6/19/2020 10:46:25 AM

As far as exit interviews are concerned, this one was unofficial and especially ugly. In his forthcoming book, “The Room Where It Happened,” John Bolton condemns President Trump as a bumbling executive and mocks Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin as a political opportunist and dismisses Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as generally averse to conflict. But he doesn’t stop there, as one rising GOP star is finding out. The highly unflattering 494-page tome, cataloguing the former national security adviser’s time in the Trump White House, seems destined for bestseller lists — that is, if it can get published. Citing national security concerns late Wednesday,


Bolton has deteriorated into a nasty, bitter, jealous man, angry that he never achieved the power he coveted.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/19/2020 10:55:09 AM (No. 449780)
He really was a deep state infiltrator. Wow. He fooled a whole lot of people. I took umbrage with Tucker Carlson when he threw shade on Bolton and more-or-less attacked him in a face-to-face interview (a couple years ago before Bolton had joined Trump). I was unhappy with Tucker after that, but now I think I see that Tucker had better insights than I do (go figure!). Side note: I had a typo for Bolton's name and spelled "Bozolton." Maybe I should stick with that.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 6/19/2020 10:59:00 AM (No. 449789)
Not a fan of Haley.....but if Bolton hates her, she moves up in my eyes.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Norway 6/19/2020 10:59:36 AM (No. 449790)
Weird. Bolton was hated by the Left for years. Now that he's written a fictional book that plays to their own prejudices and delusions---they Love him!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: hotcorner 6/19/2020 11:00:42 AM (No. 449794)
I am pleased that Pompeo is averse to conflict. I prefer economic war...squeezing them is the first step to resolution. Bolton sent other people's kids to war.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Condor44 6/19/2020 11:04:48 AM (No. 449801)
Has any one ever told him to shave off that ridiculous walrus soup strainer.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bigfatslob 6/19/2020 11:11:33 AM (No. 449809)
Mr. Got Milk Bolton was never on my serious list from years ago. First he looks stupid but the constant war mongering was a bit disturbing. He wanted to go to war for the shooting down of a drone, not a soldier, a drone. Mr. Blood and Guts, our children's blood and guts. I hope the book dies I'm sure all the liberal Trump haters will love it and to think years ago the left hated Mr. Got Milk.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Edgelady 6/19/2020 11:14:48 AM (No. 449812)
He’s simply a jealous jerk.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rama41 6/19/2020 11:15:41 AM (No. 449813)
Like Omarosa's tell-all, Bolton's book will remain an issue so long as Trump continues to talk or tweet about it. It's already been discredited. Time for the president to move on, maybe focusing on things that count, like the economy and putting people back to work.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Eagle4ever 6/19/2020 11:16:28 AM (No. 449814)
"Deep State revenge porn". Navarro adviser to President Donald John Trump.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/19/2020 11:54:39 AM (No. 449871)
WOW, JUST WOW...Everyone BUT ME is Stupid and Bad... Amazing the EGO if this idiot! It's no wonder he burned all bridges and has NO JOB!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Arrowhead 6/19/2020 11:56:42 AM (No. 449874)
How are all these armchair critics even aware of what is in Bolton's screed when it has not even been published?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ebuilder 6/19/2020 12:02:31 PM (No. 449880)
A kid's TV show is missing its train conductor.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: StormCnter 6/19/2020 1:11:08 PM (No. 449932)
#11, copies have been provided to most of the major media. According to Shannon Bream, Fox has it.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/19/2020 2:42:46 PM (No. 450026)
He's political roadkill. Push him off to the side of the road for the buzzard feast.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bighambone 6/19/2020 5:02:28 PM (No. 450149)
John Bolton’s White House career was over once President Trump evaluated his game, and determined that Bolton was a dangerous neocon warmonger, who gave the incredibly stupid advice to bomb Iran, North Korea, and even the strategic nuclear powers, China and Russia. Trump then knew that Bolton was no use to him as a credible advisor, in that it was not his mantra to start new endless foreign wars in the Middle East and elsewhere that would not be in the US national interests and causing huge numbers of US and foreign casualties. Instead of following neocon warmongering advice it should be obvious that Trump has always used all sorts of economic measures to try to get the attention of adverse foreign leaders and governments. In those respects it is clear that Bolton would advise the President to militarily bomb Chinese assets causing a war and the ensuing casualties, rather than encourage China to purchase and import US farm products which would help US farmers. Bottom line, Bolton is just the latest in a long line of DC “Swamp” insiders, politicians, bureaucrats, and appointees, who have advocated decades long foreign policy related failed “interagency” initiatives who have been attacking Trump since he was elected. The problem is all those DC insiders were not elected President, Trump was, and Trump holds the presidential prerogative to say what US foreign policy will be.
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