Bolton Says He Didn’t Participate During Impeachment Due To ‘Gross Incompetence’ Of Dems | MSNBC

Bolton Says He Didn't Participate During Impeachment Due To 'Gross Incompetence' Of Dems | MSNBC 1


Former National Security Adviser John Bolton explains to Nicolle Wallace why he did not testify in President Trump’s impeachment trial, citing errors on Democrats’ behalf. Aired on 06/25/2020.
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Bolton Didn't Participate Impeachment Due To 'Gross Incompetence' Of Democrats | Deadline | MSNBC

53 Comments on "Bolton Says He Didn’t Participate During Impeachment Due To ‘Gross Incompetence’ Of Dems | MSNBC"

  1. Bolton blames Democrats for his greedy selfishness. Now THAT is MAGA!!!!!!

  2. Christian petersen | June 25, 2020 at 5:36 PM | Reply

    He had the firsthand knowledge, and he is complaining that people didn’t guess the perfect way to drive the impeachment? Give me a break, he has no right to point fingers. At anyone.

    What really really bothers me is that Trump has been a snake oil salesman all his life, and Bolton is defending himself with a ‘I thought it would be different and I could make a change’ . That is cognitive dissonance 101, from all those craving the power and bending their moral over backwards to justify what they did.

    • Since when does a witness not have to testify because the witness has a poor opinion of the proceedings? WTF?

    • @D Ross exactly.

    • I guess Bolton never heard of the Nuremberg trials. The “I was just following orders” BS doesn’t work.

    • Linda Anne Calderone | June 25, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

      Bolton is just as responsible for the crisis we’re in on all fronts by not coming forward because he was more concerned about his book profits.

    • Yup, I don’t even recall Bolton defending the witnesses who did testify as the republicans dragged them over coals.. so ya he threw them under the bus himself.

  3. Mignon Simpson | June 25, 2020 at 5:37 PM | Reply

    Blame I really am sick of blame. Stop hiding in blame and do something that matters

  4. Bolton Didn’t Participate Impeachment Due To ‘Gross’ lack of $$ for him in it.

    • Michael Lopez | June 25, 2020 at 5:46 PM | Reply

      Yeah, he’ll get more money from the book then he would have ever participating in impeaching Trump.

      I believe this might have been his financial calculation

    • Now Bolton is looking for a movie deal.
      Probably has a screenplay already written.

    • Mr. Gilbert H. | June 25, 2020 at 7:01 PM | Reply


    • Well he is at least testifying that the Republican decision was partisan.
      We know that Moscow Mitch was partisan because he pleaded guilty before the trial. What corner was the turtle backed into ?
      The constitution puts the Senate in charge of sentencing only if they can be impartial and act like an untainted jury. Someone stole the last page where they say what to do about it.
      Just need a couple more witnesses from the dark side to out the Deep Bunk State.

  5. Pure cowardice. Your country called and you washed your hands.

  6. nativeartcherry | June 25, 2020 at 5:41 PM | Reply

    Just like the rest of the Republicans: if it isn’t broken, break it. If it is broken, dont lift a finger to fix it. C.O.W.A.R.D.

  7. Media – please stop giving this toolbag airtime.

  8. Frederick Dixon | June 25, 2020 at 5:42 PM | Reply

    He didn’t participate in impeachment because he wanted to sell more books which I hope no one stupid enough to buy… he’s not a patriot is a profiteering snitch

  9. Nathan Baker | June 25, 2020 at 5:47 PM | Reply

    The House did its job. Bolton and the Senate did not do theirs.

    • The House never subpoenaed Bolton because when they did to one of his aides, Executive Privilege was invoked by the Trump Administration, and the subpoena was withdrawn. Had the House done it’s due diligence, as was done with Clinton, the impeachment process might have looked very different.

    • Thank you

    • Alex Hamilton | June 25, 2020 at 7:36 PM | Reply

      Nathan Baker
      you need to read the duties of the House , Senate and Chief Justice in an impeachment process. Thank you

    • When a rabbit is stuck in a fence he will chew off his own balls to get free. Saying anything specific about the situation is orange gas lighting.

    • @Robert Syrett Someone should read his book on the House floor as testimony….

  10. “if they (the American people) look at what’s the book, they can make up their own mind”
    No Bolton, nobody wants to look at your book. Scammer!

  11. Richard Cannon | June 25, 2020 at 5:49 PM | Reply

    This guy is so entrenched in his own partisanship and bias that he’s lost any concept of rational or common sense. Bolton is just another coward and a traitor to the American people.

  12. dirty69impala | June 25, 2020 at 5:52 PM | Reply

    These people never take responsibility for anything. It’s always someone else’s fault.

  13. Brainstorming Plus | June 25, 2020 at 5:56 PM | Reply

    When Mr. “very stable genius” will be out of office, not just the US will celebrate, but the whole world!!!

  14. dirty69impala | June 25, 2020 at 5:56 PM | Reply

    “Your Honor, I saw the murder. I refuse to testify. But, you can read all about it in my upcoming new book!”

    • Martha Martha | June 25, 2020 at 7:32 PM | Reply

      What an American. For him money is more important than to come and testify to let america know how corrupt trump and he’s ADMINISTRATION.

    • and now 120k americans died due to Boltons book

    • @m c much more than that.

    • Humphrey Ferguson | June 25, 2020 at 8:18 PM | Reply

      Bolton trying to take moral high ground? He’s an amoral grub and a snake. How isn’t his book a profit of crime?? Ousted/left WH in Sep ’19. An entire pregnancy – 9 mths, to reveal all to media AND testify in impeachment trial. Instead, profited from Trump’s treason with a $2 mil book deal. Sanctimonious t*rd.

    • @Humphrey Ferguson real trumpist, money and corruption rule

  15. Christian Xander James | June 25, 2020 at 6:04 PM | Reply

    Still wont give straight answers.
    Bolton is a traitor on both sides of the aisle

  16. Daniela dos Santos Silva | June 25, 2020 at 6:14 PM | Reply

    This man fought in court to not testif. How much of idiots he things we all are?

  17. A warmonger, a traitor, and John Bolton walk into a bar….
    Bartender says, “table for one?” 😄😅😂

  18. Trying to blame democrats. He’s such a coward.

  19. So basically Bolton is using the argument, “I would have given evidence, but you were just so bad at finding out what only I know.”

  20. James Heeney | June 25, 2020 at 7:20 PM | Reply

    Look how often nicole blinks when Bolton’s talking,she cant stand him lol

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