Peter Baker discussed on Mark Levin

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I'm just kidding let's go back to the Peter Baker never Trumper who writes for The New York slimes intelligence briefings with the president as he reports on the Bolton book which apparently has been legally distributed why waste the time called since much of the time was spent listening to trump president trump listening to the briefers on quote Mr trump is there anything positive she says about trump nothing and there he was for seventeen months Mr trump's like spitting staff members against one another by the way said Abraham Lincoln just say enough at one point telling Mr Bolton the former secretary of state rex Tillerson had once referred to Nikki Haley then the ambassador to the U. won by sexes obscenity an assertion Mr Bolton seem to doubt but found telling that the president would make it now this is the art this book is full of quote unquote telltale information right Mr producer but he shocked that the president would mention something that Tillerson may have said about Nikki Haley that's the absurdity of this let's go on this is the number one New York times Amazon book Mr trump said some of the things that were wrong or false that Mr Bolton in the book regularly includes phrases like call the opposite of the truth on court filing some quote from the president Mr trump in this telling has no over arching philosophy of governance reform policy but rather a series of got driven instincts that sometimes mere Mr Bolton's but other times were in his view dangerous and reckless can you tell me folks one thing the president has done in this area national security and foreign policy that is dangerous and reckless has not the president been prudential and extremely careful this is a complaint Mattis said Hey let's go in here no I'm not doing that says the president Paul goes on his thinking was like an archipelago of dots like individual real estate deals leaving the rest of us to discern a great policy that had its pros and cons nasty cheap shot your relevant to Mr bald is a complicated controversial figure tells us Peter Baker listen Peter have a nickname Mr producer Peter Peter is good enough a former official under president Ronald Reagan George Bush and George W. bush who rose to U. N. ambassador Natalie was the acting ambassador because he couldn't get confirmed still one of the most vocal advocates for a hardline foreign policy you supported the Iraq war who is favorite possible military action against rogue states like North Korea and Iran when you think of that as well I thank Mr Tillerson and other officials who want to work for Mr trump believing they could manage him first of all who works for a president or a cabinet secretary to manage them your goal is to give them the best information you can then carry out their decisions Mr bold agreed to become the president's third national security adviser in twenty eighteen thinking he understood the risks and limits he agreed to become his national security he begged to be come as late as I was there he beg he lobbied he contacted everybody who knew who to contact the president he wanted to be the national security adviser even though he know his opinions and views were different than the president's which is okay if you understand that trump is the president and your.

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