John Bolton criticizes Trump's NK strategy in first speech since White House exit

John Bolton says he resigned in text to Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade John Bolton texts ‘Fox & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade to challenge President Trump’s narrative on his departure. John Bolton gave his "unvarnished" thoughts on the Trump administration's North Korea strategy on Monday in his first speech since his abrupt split with the White House. Speaking at the Center for […]

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Rand Paul slams John Bolton for 'naive point of view for the world'

Rand Paul on John Bolton’s firing Rand Paul on John Bolton’s firing Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., commended President Trump for parting ways with National Security Adviser John Bolton, telling Fox News' Neil Cavuto he is naive in some of his thinking. Bolton's departure also reduces the threat of international war breaking out, Paul claimed Tuesday on "Your World." "I think he […]

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Bolton presses key aides to Venezuela's Maduro to abandon him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday singled out three senior aides to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who he said must make good on commitments they purportedly made to the opposition for a peaceful transition away from Maduro’s rule. Speaking at the White House during a day of anti-government protests in Venezuela, Bolton named Venezuelan Defense […]

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Pentagon declines to say whether Colombia option exists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday declined to say whether an option is being considered to deploy 5,000 U.S. troops to Colombia but added he had not discussed that possibility with White House national security adviser John Bolton. Bolton raised questions about U.S. intentions in Venezuela after he appeared at a briefing on Monday with […]

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Bolton threatens to pull aid for ‘unproductive’ UN missions in Africa, vows reform

National Security Adviser John Bolton unveils the Trump Administration’s Africa Strategy at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) National Security Adviser John Bolton announced the Trump administration’s strategy for Africa on Thursday, warning that the U.S. would no longer support “unproductive” United Nations peacekeeping missions, and promising to advance U.S. interests on the continent. "The […]

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U.S. has put all necessary sanctions on Russia over 2008 Georgia war -Trump adviser

TBILISI (Reuters) – U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday that Washington had taken all necessary sanctions against Russia related to a war it fought against Georgia in 2008. The war resulted in Russia recognizing two breakaway Georgian regions — South Ossetia and Abkhazia — as independent states. Bolton, who held talks in Moscow earlier this week, has […]

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Kelly, Bolton said to get into profane shouting match outside Oval Office

WASHINGTON — White House chief of staff John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton engaged in an “explosive” shouting match outside the Oval Office on Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter. The argument, which was marked by several expletives, was prompted by a recent report that said border crossings had increased in the past month, according to […]

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