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John Bolton


Bolton revelations anger Republicans, fueling push for impeachment witnesses

January 28, 2020 8:19 am

Three Republican moderates indicated they were inching closer to joining Democrats in a vote to subpoena John Bolton, the former adviser whose forthcoming book details how Trump conditioned military aid for Ukraine on the country’s willingness to furnish information on his political rivals.

Trump tied Ukraine aid to inquiries he sought, Bolton book says

January 27, 2020 7:43 am

The book presents an outline of what Bolton might testify to if he is called as a witness in the Senate impeachment trial, the people said. The White House could use the prepublication review process, which has no set time frame, to delay or even kill the book’s publication or omit key passages.

Bolton dangles vital knowledge of an effort to pressure Ukraine

November 09, 2019 8:14 am

Bolton has knowledge of “many relevant meetings and conversations” connected to the Ukraine pressure campaign that House impeachment investigators do not yet know about, his lawyer told lawmakers on Friday, November 8.

John Bolton summoned; first big vote set on impeachment probe

October 31, 2019 7:23 am

Bolton's attorney, Charles Cooper, said Wednesday evening that his client would not appear without a subpoena.

Donald Trump names Kevin O'Brien as his new NSA

September 18, 2019 9:55 pm

Kevin O'Brien will be Trump's fourth national security adviser, replacing John Bolton who was fired last week.

John Bolton made some very big mistakes: Donald Trump

September 12, 2019 8:58 am

"When he (Bolton) talked about the Libyan model for Kim Jong-un, that was not a good statement to make," Trump said. "You just take a look at what happened with Gaddafi, that was not a good statement to make and it set us back."

John Bolton's departure shows failure of US 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Rouhani adviser

September 11, 2019 9:06 am

Brian Hook, the US special representative for Iran, said last week more sanctions against Iran were coming and the United States was committed to its campaign of "maximum pressure".