President Trump Eviscerates John Bolton: ‘If I Listened to Him, We Would Be in World War Six by Now’

President Trump tore into his former national security advisor Ambassador John Bolton on Wednesday, saying he fired Bolton for giving such bad advice that “if I listened to him, we would be in World War Six by now”

Bolton has written a book about his tenure at the Trump White House, the contents of which were allegedly leaked to the New York Times under suspicious circumstances after the manuscript was submitted to the National Security Council for review of possible secret material. The leaks accuse Trump of wanting to tie aid to Ukraine with investigations into the Bidens and the Democrats and that Bolton thought Trump was doing favors for foreign leaders.

“For a guy who couldn’t get approved for the Ambassador to the U.N. years ago, couldn’t get approved for anything since, “begged” me for a non Senate approved job, which I gave him despite many saying “Don’t do it, sir,” takes the job, mistakenly says “Libyan Model” on T.V., and…..many more mistakes of judgement, gets fired because frankly, if I listened to him, we would be in World War Six by now, and goes out and IMMEDIATELY writes a nasty & untrue book. All Classified National Security. Who would do this?

“Why didn’t John Bolton complain about this “nonsense” a long time ago, when he was very publicly terminated. He said, not that it matters, NOTHING!”

The alleged leaks of Bolton’s book manuscript has given hope to Democrats that the need four Republicans will join them to vote for Bolton to testify at the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump when the issue comes up, likely at the end of this week following the question sessions of the trial.

The ‘Libyan Model’ Trump referred to was about Bolton saying in interviews that the U.S. was pursuing the denuclearization of North Korea along the successful model of Libya in 2004 under the Bush administration.

Bolton made one reference to the Libya Model on Fox News Sunday on April 29, 2019.

WALLACE: OK. So, let’s talk about your position, the U.S. position going in, what the U.S. wants from Kim. Will President Trump insist that Kim give up, ship out, all of his nuclear weapons, all of his nuclear fuel, all of his ballistic missiles, before the U.S. makes any concessions?

BOLTON: Yes, I think that’s what denuclearization means. We have very much in mind the Libya model from 2003, 2004. There are obviously differences. The Libyan program was much smaller, but that was basically the agreement that we made.

Unfortunately for the hopes of America and the world in getting nations to relinquish their nuclear weapons and abandon nuclear weapons programs, President Obama and his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton orchestrated the overthrow of the Libyan government a few years later, creating an enormous disincentive for other regimes to follow the Libyan Model.

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