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 TrumpWhite House sued over lack of sign language interpreters at coronavirus briefings Wife blames Trump, lack of masks for husband's coronavirus death in obit: 'May Karma find you all' Trump authorizes reduced funding for National Guard coronavirus response through 2020 MORE's former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonCongress has a shot at correcting Trump's central mistake on cybersecurity The 'pitcher of warm spit' — Veepstakes and the fate of Mike Pence Senate-passed defense spending bill includes clause giving DHS cyber agency subpoena power 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.