Listen: John Bolton, Donald Trump, Senator Mitt Romney discussed on Democracy Now
"Mean the good thing president trump is ousted national security adviser John Bolton one of the most hawkish members of his administration trump claims he fired Bolton but Bolton says he first offered to resign what was a fierce critic of diplomacy within the White House he opposes negotiations with North Korea Iran as well as the Taliban in Afghanistan Walton strongly backed trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and openly called for bombing Iran Bolton was also a key supporter of the attempted U. S. backed coup in Venezuela and an advocate of regime change in Cuba and Nicaragua John Bolton becomes the third national security adviser to be ousted by trump so far in a tweet announcing Bolton's ouster trump wrote quote I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions as to others in the administration he said secretary of state Mike Pompeii later made a similar comment there were many times impassable than I disagree that's to be sure but that's true for lots of lots of people who with whom I interact on Capitol Hill reaction to John Bolton's ouster was mixed Republican senator rand Paul said quote the threat of war worldwide goes down exponentially with John Bolton out of the White House meanwhile Republican senator Mitt Romney called the news quote an extraordinary loss for our nation and the White House Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to end next nearly a third of the occupied west bank if he wins next week's snap election. I owe money will be on cover not three today I'm announcing my intention to apply with the formation of the next government Israeli sovereignty on the Jordan Valley and northern dead sea. Netanyahu's pledge was widely denounced by leaders in the region in part because it would crash hopes of an eventual Palestinian state long time Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said the move would add to Israel's long history of violating international law. prime minister netanhayu."