Bolton Slams Trump, Suggests Foreign Policy Guided By Personal Interest | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

Bolton Slams Trump, Suggests Foreign Policy Guided By Personal Interest | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC 1

 

Former national security adviser John Bolton derided President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law during a private speech last week and suggested his former boss’ approach to U.S. policy on Turkey is motivated by personal or financial interests, several people who were present for the remarks told NBC News. Aired on 11/12/19.
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Bolton Slams Trump, Suggests Foreign Policy Guided By Personal Interest | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

104 Comments on "Bolton Slams Trump, Suggests Foreign Policy Guided By Personal Interest | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC"

  1. I’m just tired of this administration

    • I was tired of it one month in to it.

    • All this conversation, on both sides, has no constructive purpose but rather served to defile the values of an informed and virtuous citizenry forming one United people sharing a common, community’s interest to solve problems and improve the means in dialogue to that end. Nelsonkieff@yahoo.com

    • Lou Hamer Me too… starting grass roots movement to draft Adam Schiff President, Nancy Pelosi or AOC , Vice President, an unbearable combination… this will fix all that is wrong with our country.Will you join the movement? Thank You? Liken Jamison

  2. Well, duh! Bolton needs to testify and stop throwing soft balls. He’s a weasel. Just testify already.

    • @Maxime De Winter There is a lot of things that the impeachment hearings are going to cover. I don’t think I agree with you on your argument.

    • Bolton knows that those who speak last are often remembered most.

    • JL Lore I understand John’s reason for wanting the court to compel him to testify. Once that happens and he does come forward the GOP will have less of an argument to paint him as a Democrat supporter.

    • @Dan Forster That’s a very good point. I do think he’ll testify in the end.

    • Becky Boatwright | November 22, 2019 at 6:08 AM | Reply

      It comes down to this, Bolton put a book deal, before COUNTRY,. In my opinion he is as greedy as trump

  3. Trade deficit is up 13% under trump and his followers think they are winning. The rest of the world is laughing at us.

    • @Andrea Well said! Cherry loves Trump! It’s one of life’s greatest mystery how a Canadian can like Trump.

    • @chris bale “A life long republican”? So you think people like Graham, Jordan, Bolton, Mulvaney, Sarah Sanders, etc etc…are good people?????? So Trump is alone in being a bad person in the republican party? I sincerely hope that for the sake of your country and the rest of the world, that you are waking up at last.

    • Steve but guess who gets th last laugh. Ask Japan or Germany! Ken Jamison

  4. It’s clear that donny do things for his own self interest only over Country, mainly his wallet.

    • The trumps have been doing this since they first came to America in the boat invasion in NY. No one is shocked

    • a wallet with a big hole in it

    • The orange orangutan didn’t need to receive a pay check he is getting more than a pay check opening up hotels all over the countries that’s greater than a pay check the orange joker is coming off as fat rat which he is.

  5. Yea even a guy like Bolton knows Trump is dangerously unqualified

  6. mike mcculloch | November 12, 2019 at 1:28 PM | Reply

    He’s more worried about selling books than testifying against this ridiculous clown of a president. That’s no less disgraceful than what’s happening in Washington.

  7. I’ve never been a fan of Bolton. The guy’s a bit of a war monger and has no business putting us in wars without Congress….But if he flips on Trump, I’ll mow his lawn. If he does testify, Trump will deny knowing him!!!

  8. Everything Trump does is in his own interest. That has been painfully obvious since day one.

    • @The Toasted Hippies Who said that traitor Trump is a brave soldier??

      Are you confused?
      I have not said such nonsense.
      Reread the thread.

    • 🤣🤣🤣 Trumps gonna be messing with your brain for 4 more years, deal with it. TRUNP 2020.MAGA.

    • Well said!!! Our country is under attack, constitutional crisis, our democracy is at stake, a divided country no thanks to a treasonous so called president. God help us all.

      inetc… you can thank thump who is nothing more than a treasonous criminal.

    • keith parkhill | November 23, 2019 at 6:51 PM | Reply

      @USA Mariner Trump’s lame duck without a majority rule.

    • @keith parkhill “Firstly” let’s get your grammar correct, say after me, Trump is a lame duck or Trump’s a lame duck, “now” before you start calling others lame duck’s , take a look at yourself, you nothing more than a dropout with a limited education who sit’s around all day stealing oxygen all day.

  9. Of course Trump’s Syria withdrawal was because of his personal interests in Turkey (Istanbul towers), and probably Turkey has dirt on Trump and Kushner

  10. Come on Bolton open up! Let’s clean up this horrible, diabolical nightmare and move on in America, enough is enough!!!!

    • @Red Door Yes, your comment DOES make you unamerican. Don’t try to play it off as “a joke.” We all know that it wasn’t…. It’s what you really think.

      And yes… If you dismiss trump’s corruption and endless lying, and the subversion of US foreign policy, and the potential selling out of our allies to protect trump’s business interests… simply because Obama was elected once upon a time… then You ARE UNAMERICAN. And you therefore you should leave.

    • @Red Door – One Word describes your original post about the 8 year baloney – “Help!” – All the Trumpkins post the same rubbish about Obama, when there are sensible arguments being put forth with decency and civility. Right now we are witnessing the total destruction of The American Nation!

      Obama was thousand times the person that T ever could be, and as other responders to your baloney with smileys have pointed out, a True Patriot would not wish harm upon this Great Nation of ours.

    • balmain2002 a total destruction of our nation? Omg I didn’t realize. But no seriously;
      The total destruction of this nation would have happened if Hillary
      Clinton was the president.
      Are you still crying rivers over her loss three years later?
      Is this what this is really about?
      It will be a Trump 8 year run unless you guys can manage to find a decent candidate for 2020. It will be your own doing. Try impeachment as you may, is that all you’ve got in your back pocket?
      You’re coming to the fight with an onion slicer.
      Trumpkins… so funny.
      We’ll see how your comments age. See ya in a year.

    • And by the way Obama was a really great man, loved him as a person!
      Just not President, too weak.

    • chris marraro seriously are you that dumb that you would think that I would want Trump to be President for 8 years simply because Obama was? If you do that makes you a bird brain with no sense of humor.
      And I should leave the country for saying that? Are you cuckoo?
      I don’t know what you’re really rambling on about.

  11. Turkey is holding Trump propertys over his head and this is just another reason why Trump has no business being president period

  12. Patrick Kennedy | November 12, 2019 at 1:32 PM | Reply

    The president…shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. – US Constitution, Article II, Section 4

    • 45, meet 24.

    • Pitbull Romans 5:8 | November 12, 2019 at 8:56 PM | Reply

      Please call or email your Republican Senators and urge them to do the right thing when the time comes to vote for impeachment! Country before party! I pray everyone commenting will spend 2 mins contacting their Republican Senators. They need to know what their voters/constituents want. IMPEACHMENT AND REMOVAL!

    • Mitch “Yes I will fight to lift Russian sanctions and then benefit to the tune of 100s of millions of $” McConnel and the rest of the ‘republicans’ in the Senate will never vote to indict one of their own.

      It will be up to the American people to vote him out of power.

    • Ben Frank ‼️🇺🇸‼️25/45‼️🤡‼️

    • Patrick Kennedy Genius, President will not be removed from office in your lifetime, so don’t worry your little mind about it Trump in 2020 by a landslide. Boo Hoo to you and the rest of the Dumbocrat Socialists. Ken Jamison

  13. Bolton continues to choose party over country. He is writing a book, but will not testify before congress. Bolton, like all trump republikans are cowards!

    • car. A, non sequitur. Yet you knew EXACTLY what I typed, hence not gibberish. Even despite my spell checking feature that doesn’t work with Latin.

      Why do you democrats constantly lie? Why do you democrats parse words?

      You know doing both are logical fallacies, yet you still use that tactic as if we Republicans are fools?

      You know you’re not dealing with you own poorly educated and unintelligent ilk.

      And you still think you can have a valid argument?!?

      It’s as if you’re viciously critical of yourself and your own.

      It definitely proves me and all a Republicans correct, every single time.

    • car. A, stop projecting. I am a REPUBLICAN!!!! I already know what it all.

      There is non one of your democrat propaganda I haven’t known in the 31 years since I figured out the pure treachery of democrats.

    • car. A, you only inspire masses of people like me to ENTHUSIASTICALLY vote straight Republican for life.

    • @Daekj32 Everything you wrote just makes me feel sad. If you were trolling, I’d get it, but you’re not and its depressing. Not only is it sad that you comfortably say you’re straight up Republican and would vote for them no matter what, but its sad that you have so much incorrect information. Even worse is that you blindly support a man who has only been a Republican a few years. You know why a lifelong democrat changed parties? Because democrats wouldn’t support someone based solely on the party they represent. Yet here you are saying, regardless of who they put upfront, the Republicans have your vote. That’s so freaking sad.

    • car. A, be sad, I don’t care.

      My adamant support of the Republican Party is the antithesis of blind support, because I have the correct information. The opposite of your lying claim.

      I do know why life long democrat become Republicans. It’s because they learned the truth about the democrat party.

      democrats do only support democrats solely because they are democrats, that is undeniable. You democrats don’t talk about the issues at all anymore, and that is what is really sad.

      Republicans only support Republicans because they are right. There is nothing sad about that.

  14. If there’s anyone Bolton should bomb it’s the dicktator of Trumpistan.

  15. Trump has a hotel in Istanbul. Everything is about money to him.

    • @Facti0n you have absolutely no Idea what DEMOCRATIC socialism is. Public Schools…Democratic Socialism.
      Law Enforcement….Democratic Socialism.
      Infrastructure.. Democratic Socialism.
      Public Libraries.. Democratic Socialism.
      Social Security.. Democratic Socialism.
      IRS.. Democratic Socialism
      Taxes…Democratic Socialism.
      Now don’t you look ridiculous & uninformed.
      In the future, maybe you should research your information, before you stupid.

    • @Daekj32 You First Domestic terrorist. You have NO credibility.
      You worship the Anti- Christ, Demon.

    • @Scentimental Journey TRump gave Saudia Arabia nuclear technology. What authority did he have to do that ? What is next ? Maybe he will give F-35 technology to Turkey to go along with the Russian made missiles Turkey bought from Russia. It seems with djt, all roads lead to Moscow. What a obvious traitor djt is. The USA is doomed if he stays in power.

    • He actually has two.

    • paul herring that was my thoughts exactly when I heard his decision regarding Syria 🤦‍♀️

  16. So Bolton can talk to his publishers and a room full of random rich people but he needs a judge to advise him about talking to Congress about things we have a right to know. Interesting

  17. CentaurusRelax314 | November 12, 2019 at 1:40 PM | Reply

    Kinda sad, when a warmonger lunatic like Bolton comes across as _the adult in the room_ with Trump.

  18. If Bolton doesn’t testify he’s not a patriot.

  19. Trump does whatever is best for him and his weird family. Ends there.

  20. Brooks Anderson | November 12, 2019 at 1:51 PM | Reply

    Discovering that Trump is dishonest is like discovering that the sky is blue. No sht Sherlock!

    • well if you’re inclined to think the world is flat and trump is a great president, a blue sky might just be quite a revelation.

    • Rob C whether the sky is blue or not depends on your geographical location, sky conditions and whether you are color blind or not. … have seen no proof that our President is corrupt…same cannot be said for our Dumbocrat Socialist, Bolshevik counterparts. Kenneth H. Jamison

    • Brooks Anderson | November 12, 2019 at 6:42 PM | Reply

      @Ken Jamison ::-) QED

    • @Ken Jamison If you don’t see proof of wrongdoing, it’s because you choose to hear only what you want to hear. That’s your problem, not mine.

    • Brooks Anderson The sky is not blue on Capital… dark gray….awaiting thunder storm! Ken Jamison

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