David Jolly: No One Should Buy John Bolton’s book | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Former congressman and former Republican David Jolly explains what he thinks the House should do when it comes to hearing from John Bolton and why no one should buy Bolton's book. Aired on 01/31/20.
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David Jolly: No One Should Buy John Bolton's book | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

70 Comments on "David Jolly: No One Should Buy John Bolton’s book | The 11th Hour | MSNBC"

  1. Bolton should have done interviews.

    • The Home Plate Special | February 1, 2020 at 5:03 AM | Reply

      He cant since he was ordered not to break Trumps executive priviledge.the NSA is not.clearing his book for publishing. He will have to sue them.

    • @The Home Plate Special He could have done interviews without exposing State Secrets. Bolton is not as stupid as he looks.

    • Michele Mcneill | February 1, 2020 at 4:04 PM | Reply

      Yes, he was too unpatriotic to testify in the House, but he could certainly do interviews, and get paid for them, which shd make him happy.

    • BAN THE BOLTON BOOK — Ive been saying it for months. A Patriot?? NO A TRAITOR? YES —CANCEL YOUR ORDERS !!!

  2. Remember Trump supporters future presidents can now do whatever they want. That includes democrat. Remember you wanted this

    • Weston Shortnacy | February 1, 2020 at 1:41 AM | Reply

      There want be a democrat president for 50 yrs after this nonsense

    • soaringvulture | February 1, 2020 at 9:09 PM | Reply

      @Weston Shortnacy There will be a Democratic President in less than a year because of Trump’s nonsense. The American people will not stand for this trash.

  3. Meta Capitalism | February 1, 2020 at 1:26 AM | Reply

    I will never buy thus cowards book. He is nothing but a greedy coward who placed profit over country.

    • I clearly remember how you said that John bolton is your hero , when T-Rump hired him just as did Luo Dopps , Sean Hannity , Tucker C and Laura I .
      And more that people are told not to buy it , the more they will buy it .

    • The Home Plate Special | February 1, 2020 at 4:59 AM | Reply

      I think you don’t know the whole situationand should reserve judgment for a few weeks.

    • BAOYCOTT THE BOLTON BOOK — Ive been saying it for months. A Patriot?? NO A TRAITOR? YES — CANCEL YOUR ORDERS

    • carlton rakestraw | February 1, 2020 at 10:15 PM | Reply

      I say wrap that book and egotistical mustache in a roll of toilet paper and let dump count how many times he can flush it.
      Oh and let pres dump dive in before the last flush.

  4. Elaine Johnson | February 1, 2020 at 1:28 AM | Reply

    Bolton should have done his duty to testify in the House.

    • @The Home Plate Special
      It has been my feeling that Bolton claimed he might testify, but only if subpoenaed, because unlike the witnesses who were being told NOT to testify…but did, Bolton knew he could “goose” sales of his book by not testifying. And, he gambled that any bombshells the book contained would not be forced out of him by testifying in the Senate.
      Having a book that was pending NSA approval wasn’t trotted out as an excuse until the possibility of testifying before the Senate became a possibility.
      Finally, I would not buy his book on principle, since I feel ANYONE writing a book about Chump is just in it for the bucks and may not tell the whole truth. No, I am not a Chump supporter, but really, does anyone need a book to tell them why he will go down in history as THE worst president this country has had? If Bolton was any kind of patriot he would have testified like Ambassadors Yovanavich and Sondlind.

    • @Howard Kerr one person one vote.. keep barking for the next 5 years

    • BAN THE BOLTON BOOK — Ive been saying it for months. A Patriot?? NO A TRAITOR? YES —CANCEL YOUR ORDERS !!!

  5. Bolton could’ve stepped forward on his own, but like all Republicans he was concerned with making money first.

    • Olivia Gonzales | February 1, 2020 at 6:34 PM | Reply

      @Sharon Snow Wow Thank you I agree with everything you said. I could not have said it better myself.

    • Rand Kocher Trump born on third base and thinks he hit a triple.

    • Rand Kocher
      Clintons not Billionaires
      Biden not Billionaire
      Trump not Billionaire
      Obamas sold books and created shows to warn their money.
      Bernie also wrote successful books.
      Show me a former president who is not at least a multimillionaire. Betcha can’t.

    • Sux_2_B_U So what’s with the hundreds of bills sitting on Mitch’s desk? Where did they come from?

    • Sux_2_B_U trump will be finishing up his second term 5 years ago? Nicely done inbred. There is the US educational system for you; at the bottom of all modern nations.

  6. I agree with Jolly except for his suggestion to wait to subpoena Bolton. Why wait? Just because the Senate didn’t have the guts to do the right thing doesn’t me the House should bow down and WAIT! Get Bolton in for an interview NOW! The Senate already screwed us out of putting him on the stand!

    • @stopthecrazyguy BAN THE BOLTON BOOK — Ive been saying it for months. A Patriot?? NO A TRAITOR? YES —CANCEL YOUR ORDERS !!!

    • @shkspr78 s BAN THE BOLTON BOOK — Ive been saying it for months. A Patriot?? NO A TRAITOR? YES —CANCEL YOUR ORDERS !!!

    • @ChillyToes BAN THE BOLTON BOOK — Ive been saying it for months. A Patriot?? NO A TRAITOR? YES —CANCEL YOUR ORDERS !!!

    • What do you think will happen to the Republican Senators when the book hits the market? People can read, or hear, about what a corrupt president (and his cronies) those same senators exonerated.

  7. Had he testified, that book would have been a best-seller.

    He didn’t.

    Now it’s just going to be a “best-celery”.

  8. Bolton should have come forward for his country, if he had something important to say

  9. Don’t buy his book, it will reveal what we already know. He pulled this stunt to purposely get the media’s attention for his book.

    • email Simon and Schuster, tell them you won’t buy Bolton’s book, maybe with enough of us, they’ll tell Bolton!!

  10. When I first heard Bolton wasn’t coming before the congress, I emailed Simon and Schuster to tell them, I will not buy Bolton’s book!! Some patriot Bolton is!!

    • ​@vidvidvid – If you are an american then you should be crying. What has just happened isn’t about Trump or witnesses, it is about the office of the presidency and our system of government. The Republicans in the Senate have essentially admitted that he did exactly what he was impeached for … withheld funds to the Ukraine to pressure them to investigate a political rival … but are also saying that it is not impeachable. The Trump defense team is actually arguing that Trump can do that because he decides what is in the national interest. Both republican senators who were on the fence stated there was no point in calling Bolton because the House had proven their case and that it was not impeachable. Think about that for a minute. Trump tried to rig the election and the Senate and Trump’s defense is saying that it is within his authority. That is an abdication of oversight of the executive branch … and a precedent that in short means that the President and any future president, including democrats, can do what they want … as long as that president believes it is in the national interest … with Congress having little ability to stop it. Trump could try to rig the election again and there is nothing we can do. A future president could do it and if Congress has the guts to try to impeach him then this will be used as the president’s defense. If you are one of those who believes Obama illegally spied on Trump’s campaign as Trump keeps insisting then so what, it was his prerogative. It is quite literally the part of our government that differentiates us from countries run by despots. Great for Trump, bad for the republic and all americans. The Senate in wrapping up this trial needs to be very clear and specific as to the reasoning behind acquittal.

    • vidvidvid and your still a moron racist

    • @vidvidvid not mine ! He’s yours,,, all yours 😎

    • Lifestyle Brows | February 1, 2020 at 9:39 PM | Reply

      i, too, will not buy John Bolton’s book. I will convince all my friends not to buy his book.

  11. I agree, nobody ought to buy John Bolton’s book.

  12. As long as immoral people keep enabling the monster in the White House, he will continue to grow more and more vile and continue to drag America down further into filth and degradation.

  13. If Trump claims exoneration at the State of the Union, I would like to see one or more democrat congressman yell “YOU LIAR, YOU TRAITOR” at him. Trump deserves to be shamed for the whole world to see. He has turned the US into a banana republic and he deserved to be shown what he had done.

  14. You all got a Russian Senate over there. Not in our wildest imaginations would we have believed you sold yourselves. Lily, Australia
    Ps. America don’t buy that treacherous Bolton’s book.

    • Lily Dale Now many are saying—well he really is guilty, but we didn’t want to execute him.

      As bad as impeachment and removal are, they are only proceedings to fire an incompetent and criminal (in the high crimes and misdemeanors sense) civil servant. That’s all.

      The Rs are all all scrambling to justify what they did and will do Wednesday. Here is Rubio trying to explain that Trump is a bad, bad, man who deserves to be removed, perhaps, but it might be just too dangerous:

      “Just because actions meet a standard of impeachment does not mean it is in the best interest of the country to remove a president from office,”


      As he indicates in his profile:

      “Follower of Christ”

      What is your Christian duty to the Nation?

    • Lily Dale Don’t you unarmed eunuchs have enough problems down under? Our country is strong. You can’t listen to our sad democrat party and expect the truth. They’ve not been the same since President Trump got elected! No worries here mate! Trump 2020🇺🇸

  15. I agree that no one should buy his book. He sat on all this knowledge and refused to testify, his lawyer threatened to sue them if they subpoenaed him but now he claims it is all in the book??
    He has no ethic. Bolton is disgraceful.
    If he was really interested in justice and didn’t want to be silenced by Trump, he could have even gone to the media but that is not as effective as testifying under oath.

    • If he were honest, he would have brought all to light to rid our country of the corrupt autocratic menace!!! NO. He does not deserve payment for what was his legal, ethical duty to America!!!!

    • He wanted to come in as the savior of the nation, instead of as a really good witness. He didn’t get to be either., because he put himself, and cold revenge first, ahead of the country.

      The dish of crow he sought to serve trump is now his own meal, and the scorn of the nation-right and left- upon him.



    • we won’t have to buy the book, it will be quoted, page by page, 24/7
      I click fast, when i see anything that says NEW, Bolton & Zev Parnas info has been relieved. I want to hear every Bolton word, but not put a Dime in his pocket! Bolton not testifying= more books sold! .

  16. Doesn’t matter now that they think he is guilty after the trial ends. Spineless all of them, much rather come out with their lil statements.

  17. john ellington | February 1, 2020 at 10:54 AM | Reply

    Oath to be Impartial Juror. Signed. This pouring in of evidence. Shake you to the core. Don’t get discouraged.

  18. We need some influential person to start an hashtag for that….. you know for certain that republican senators will be buying the book to see if John Bolton called their name in this cover up

  19. The only encouraging thing is, 75% of the American people still believe in fairness. The other 25%,
    not so much.

  20. Trumpty Dumpty your fall is coming! | February 1, 2020 at 3:54 PM | Reply

    Remove all RU-publicans from office 2020 & forever! It ridiculous to wait for Bolton’s book – Traitor TRump is working to stop it’s being published.

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