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 WarrenUnited Auto Workers strike against GM poised to head into eighth day Omar: Biden not the candidate to 'tackle a lot of the systematic challenges that we have' Seven takeaways from a busy Democratic presidential campaign weekend in Iowa MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersOmar: Biden not the candidate to 'tackle a lot of the systematic challenges that we have' Seven takeaways from a busy Democratic presidential campaign weekend in Iowa Democrats go all out to court young voters for 2020 MORE (I-Vt.) criticized National Security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonTrump's top adviser on Asia to serve as deputy national security adviser Bolton replacement inherits tough challenges — including Trump The John Boltons of Iran are on the rise MORE after Bolton's departure from the Trump administration was announced.

The top progressive presidential candidates, in addition to two of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's top adviser on Asia to serve as deputy national security adviser United Auto Workers strike against GM poised to head into eighth day Trump doubles down on call to investigate Biden after whistleblower complaint: 'That's the real story' 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) WeldAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Overnight Energy: California, 23 other states sue Trump over vehicle emissions rule | Climate strike protests hit cities across globe | Interior watchdog expands scope of FOIA investigation | Dems accuse officials of burying climate reports Bill Weld: 'I wouldn't take money from the oil and gas companies' MORE (R).

After Bolton disputed Trump's account of his departure, Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Trump challenger Bill Weld: 'My goal is to win' The Hill Interview: Sanford says Trump GOP doing 'serious brand destruction' 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.