Skip to comments.Bolton wanted White House lawyers alerted to Ukrainian efforts, called it 'drug deal
Posted on 10/15/2019 9:25:19 AM PDT by Red Badger
Bolton wanted White House lawyers alerted to Ukrainian efforts, called it 'drug deal,' witness tells Congress
Former national security adviser John Bolton was so disturbed by the efforts to get the Ukrainians to investigate President Donald Trumps political opponents that he called it a drug deal, former White House official Fiona Hill reportedly told Congress on Monday.
Hill, the former top Europe expert in Trumps White House, testified that Bolton told her he wanted no part of the effort that involved acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, a person in the room for Hills testimony told NBC News. Bolton also was said to have referred to Rudy Giuliani as a "hand grenade."
Giuliani has acknowledged in recent interviews that he had asked a Ukrainian prosecutor for information about former Vice President Joe Biden.
The New York Times first reported details of Hill's testimony Monday night.
Trump fired Bolton in September.
Hill testified that Bolton told her to report the situation to the top lawyer at the National Security Council, John Eisenberg, according to the person in the room for Hills testimony during the closed-door hearing.
Hill told lawmakers she considered what was happening to be a clear counterintelligence risk to the United States, the person said.
Giuliani said that he was disappointed to learn about Bolton's reported comments.
"I always liked and respected John," the president's personal attorney said after hearing about the testimony. "Im very disappointed that his bitterness drives him to attack a friend falsely and in a very personal way. Its really ironic that John Bolton is calling anyone else a hand grenade. When John is described by many as an atomic bomb."
Hill was not at the WH when the call happened. Either she is lying or the “reporter” reporting this is lying.
Bolton is a warmonger. Given that, the connection to the deep state is logical.
No limit to the hyperbole with the haters is there.
Rudy is a hangrenade that will blow up dem corruption in the Ukraine.
Is that why Bolton was “asked” to leave?
Or maybe he's just an ego maniacal little back stabber.
So, the democrats are leaking, but the prissy Republicans? Nope. Got to be straight arrows. Got to respect the rule of law, although the democrats spit on it. Must not descend to the level of the opposition. Let the country collapse into the dustbin of history, but must maintain our priggishness at all costs.
The MSM used to HATE Bolton..................
Bolton finally, after all these many many years, found a way to get the Left to like him; betrayal they name is John Bolton.
“So Bolton is Deep State, looks like........”
Or maybe he’s just an ego maniacal little back stabber.
With all of the above attached to his atomic bomb demeanor!
So Johns feelings were hurt so hes going to help the rats who he says are destroying the country? Really?
I called this one weeks ago.
Fixed this for you. Pass it on.
Bolton talked a good conservative game but I never trusted him.
You can tell this was approved to be leaked as it doesn’t make any sense.
Now the “Trump Shakedown” is now about a drug deal?
They keep changing the story hoping in the confusion, no one will ask...”Where is the crime?”
The DNC is deeply entrenched in Ukraine and its going to take someone in law enforcement to break it loose.
Lindsey Graham is happy to sit there looking stupid for the next 6 years.
My bet is that Bolton is up to his neck in Ukrainian corruption, and has been raking in money from them for years.
Bolton is catching an ear full because he was supposed to keep Trump on a war footing thereby keeping the tax dollars rolling in to the war machine makers and the contract soldier companies. No war; no money. I kinda figure 12-15 trillion dollars is enough to feed that hungry machine.
Bolton is fearful and angry because he failed some very powerful and deadly people.
This is a real chicken feces way to lash out though. Talk about burning, nay, blowing up bridges behind him... Who would hire him after this? He’s done. Stick a fork in him done.
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