Bolton: US national security priorities 'under attack from within'

Bolton: US national security priorities 'under attack from within'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpPelosi eyes end of April to bring a fourth coronavirus relief bill to the floor NBA to contribute 1 million surgical masks to NY essential workers Private equity firm with ties to Kushner asks Trump administration to relax rules on loan program: report MORE's former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonChina sees chance to expand global influence amid pandemic Trump ignores science at our peril Bolton defends decision to shutter NSC pandemic office MORE tweeted Tuesday that the country's national security priorities are "under attack from within."

"It probably goes without saying, that our country’s commitment to our national security priorities is under attack from within," Bolton tweeted.

"America is distracted. Our enemies are not. We need to make U.S. national security a priority."

He did not elaborate further.

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On Friday, Bolton tweeted for the first time in over two months and claimed that the White House "refused to return access to [his] personal Twitter account."

Trump denied that this happened, saying that he had a "good relationship" with Bolton.

The next day, in another tweet, Bolton urged the U.S. to "get back to discussing critical national-security issues confronting America," calling the dangers "grave" and "growing." 

Many believe Bolton to be a key witness regarding the House Democrats' ongoing impeachment proceedings against Trump, but Bolton has said he would only testified if subpoenaed, and Democrats have yet to do so.

Since his return to Twitter, Bolton has yet to say anything regarding whether he will change his mind and testify without a subpoena.