Skip to comments.John Bolton unloads on Trump’s ‘disrespectful’ foreign policy
Posted on 09/18/2019 4:57:58 PM PDT by conservative98
Ex-national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday ripped President Trumps aborted plan to invite the Taliban to Camp David, saying the move sent a terrible signal and was disrespectful to the victims of 9/11 because the Taliban had harbored al Qaeda.
Bolton, speaking at a private luncheon, also said that negotiations with North Korea and Iran were doomed to failure on the presidents watch, two people who were there told Politico.
All the North Koreans and Iranians want is relief from sanctions to support their economies, Bolton told guests at the event hosted by the Gatestone Institute, a conservative think tank.
He ripped Trump, without using his name, several times, said one attendee.
Bolton also said more than once that Trumps failure to respond to the Iranian attack on an American drone earlier this summer set the stage for the Islamic Republics aggression in recent months including Saturdays large-scale attack on the Saudis oil industry.
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War Boner says what?
Yknow whats disrespectful? A whining back stabbing twit who has never once helped anybody hes been employed with.
Bolton should do the right thing and just shut up.
...at $100 per plate.
WTF? Maybe he ought to go be the National Security Advisor for Israel.
There was a time I thought I liked this guy.
I was obviously misinformed.
Bad move by Bolton. But Trump kicking him out the door the way he did never made sense to me. It simply increased the risk that Bolton would want revenge. Well the revenge came.
Would a softer agreed to dismissing of Bolton avoided this. Maybe, maybe not. I doubt we will every know.
Bolton is speaking nonsense.
Inviting taliban scum in is a bad idea. On this I agree with Bolton.
I agree with what he said but he should have kept it to himself.
Isn't there such a thing as a "decent interval" anymore?
I never liked the guy, especially his creepy mustache.
Bolton has been working on this stuff for decades! If its still so messed up it just shows his ineptitude
Ditto that, FRiend Sam, ditto that.
Still, as rational conservatives and FReepers, we have to be willing to change our views when the facts change.
For liberals, if President Trump responded to Iran’s moves, WITH John Bolton, it would be “neo-con” John Bolton making it happen.
Now the liberals will be flocking to John Bolton. Heh.
It almost smells like “good cop-bad cop”. The timing of everything is weird. We live in interesting times.
Revenge is killing the other guy. Stupidity is taking out yourself. Bolton just proved Trump was right to fire him.
unlike many folks here, i have liked somethings about Bolton.
but inviting the terrorists to Camp David was a terrible idea.
Terrorists must be eliminated, not given invitations!!!!!!!!
(and we made the mistake of “dealing” with Muslim terrorists at Camp David with the damned PLO! I’ve no desire to invite more bloodthirsty Muslims to talks, negotiations, or Camp David for anything.
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