Warren, Sanders slam Bolton's tenure amid White House exit

Warren, Sanders slam Bolton's tenure amid White House exit
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Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden: 'I'm more of a Democrat from my shoe sole to my ears' than anyone else running Press: Another billionaire need not apply Saagar Enjeti dismisses Warren, Klobuchar claims of sexism MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersTech firms face skepticism over California housing response Press: Another billionaire need not apply Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick mulling 2020 run: report MORE (I-Vt.) criticized National Security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonTop diplomat said request for specific probes in Ukraine was 'contrary' to US policy White House struggles to get in sync on impeachment House Democrats, ex-Bolton aide ask judge to block Mulvaney from joining lawsuit MORE after Bolton's departure from the Trump administration was announced.

The top progressive presidential candidates, in addition to two of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Lindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Democrats sharpen their message on impeachment MORE's Republican primary challengers, also criticized the president. 

"The American people are better off with John Bolton out of the White House. The world will be better off when the man who hired him in the first place is out too," wrote Warren.  

 "A symptom of the problem is gone. The root cause of authoritarianism remains," Sanders posted.  

"The @realDonaldTrump chaos theory of national security and management continues. America deserves a steady hand, not a soap opera.," wrote Former Massachusetts Gov.  Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump demands Bidens testify Pence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot Trump primary challengers to be excluded from Minnesota ballot MORE (R).

After Bolton disputed Trump's account of his departure, Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshPence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot Trump primary challengers to be excluded from Minnesota ballot Trump's GOP challengers to debate in Nashville MORE (R-Ill.)  appeared to side with Bolton over the president, writing "Unlike most, Bolton won’t just sit back and let Trump lie about him."

Walsh also criticized a meeting that Trump had scheduled then canceled with the Taliban at Camp David. 

Trump announced Bolton's resignation on Tuesday, tweeting "I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House." 

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"I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, he added.

Bolton, however, disputed that account, saying that he "offered to resign."

Warren and Sanders have consistently polled near the top of the 20-person Democratic field and will appear in the Democratic debate this week. Walsh and Weld have launched long shot primary bids against Trump.