Trump told Fox News in a separate interview that Bolton had broken the law by including the highly classified in the book.
Together, the portrait extracts of a president of the United States mocked by his senior advisers who exposed himself to many more accusations of breach of ethics of those at the origin of Democracy, the led of the House of Representatives to the dismissal Trump last year.
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The Republican-led Senate acquitted Trump in early February. Trump has been accused of restraining US military aid from last year to put pressure on the newly elected President of Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky to provide harmful information on Democratic opponent Joe Biden.
“Democrats did not advocate dismissal were so obsessed with their Ukraine blitzkrieg in 2019, if they had taken the time to educate yourself more systematically about Trump behavior across his entire foreign policy, the dismissal result could have been be different, “Bolton wrote, according to excerpts in the Wall Street Journal.
Critics of Bolton note that he refused to testify before the House of Inquiry when his revelations could have been critical.
Representing Adam Schiff, the California Democrat, who led to the prosecution of Republican Trump, slammed Bolton to say at the time that he knew if a summons. ”
“Instead, he saved him from a book,” Schiff said on Twitter. “Bolton may be an author, but he is not a patriot. ”
Still, Bolton’s allegations of providing new ammunition to critics prior to the Nov. 3 presidential election, including his behind-the-scenes accounts of Trump’s conversations with Xi’s China – who, in one case, touched on the theme of the ‘AMERICAN votes.
“Trump then, surprisingly, turned the conversation into the next US presidential election, alluding to China’s economic capacity and pleading with Xi to make sure he wins,” Bolton wrote in more depth, d ” Damaging representation by a Trump administration initiated on the date and a few days after former defense secretary Jim Mattis accused the president of trying to divide America.
Lighthizer Denies Bolton Account
Biden said in a statement, “If these accounts are met, it is not only morally repugnant, it is a violation of Donald Trump’s sacred duty to the American people. ”
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in testimony to the Senate that Bolton’s account was “absolutely false”.
“I was at the meeting. Would I remember something as crazy as that? Of course I would, ”Lighthizer said. “It never happened in the for you. Completely crazy. ”
The US government has sued to block Bolton from publication of the book, citing risks to national security, and is seeking a court hearing on Friday.
Publisher Simon & Schuster dismissed the charges and said “hundreds of thousands of copies” of the book have already been distributed.
Although the Trump administration had been strongly critical of China’s mass detention of most Uighur Muslim minorities and other Muslim groups, Trump gave Xi the green light in June 2019 in Osaka, Japan, Bolton said.
“According to our interpreter, Trump has said that Xi must go ahead with the construction of these camps, which Trump thought was exactly the right thing to do,” Bolton wrote, adding another official top from the White House said Trump made similar comments in the November 2017 trip to China.
Bolton cited countless conversations in which Trump demonstrated “fundamentally the unacceptable behavior that has eroded the very legitimacy of the presidency. ”
A former US ambassador to the United Nations and Fox News television commentator Bolton Hawkish about the process involving a weary president of foreign soldiers, tangles, officials say.
Pompeo mocked Trump, Bolton writes
Trump would sometimes chastise Bolton in meetings, introducing him to the visit of foreign leaders, saying, “You all know the great John Bolton. He’s going to bomb you. It will take your whole country. ”
In excerpts published in the Washington Post, Bolton writes that Trump said he would invade Venezuela would be “cool” and that he was “really part of the United States. ”
The US government has publicly said it does not favor the use of force to overthrow Socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela.
The book also exposed the sometimes dim view that Trump’s advisers have of him. During a 2018 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Bolton said he got a note from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mocking Trump.
“It’s full of shit,” Pompeo notes said, according to a Bolton excerpt in the Washington Post.
Although Trump is publicly critical of journalists, Bolton Book quotes the President of the United States as some of his most alarming remarks to date. At the 2019 summer meeting in New Jersey, Trump reportedly said that journalists should be jailed when they have to disclose their sources: “These people must be executed. They are bastards, ”according to another extract in the Post.