Bolton: US national security priorities ‘under attack from within’
President Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton 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.”
It probably goes without saying, that our country’s commitment to our national security priorities is under attack from within. America is distracted. Our enemies are not. We need to make U.S. national security a priority. #JohnBolton
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) November 26, 2019
He did not elaborate further.
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.