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Bolton Heeded Warning Against Giuliani’s Ties To Kremlin Agents

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

When former National Security Adviser John Bolton received a warning about President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani due to his suspected ties to Russian operatives, he wasted no time heeding the warning and urged his staff to steer clear of having any involvement or interactions with

The Daily Beast compiled a report based on what the publication described as "interviews with 11 knowledgeable sources" detailing Bolton's repeated attempts to maintain distance between his department and Giuliani.

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Trump Blows Up Justice Department Brief Against Bolton Book

By claiming John Bolton's upcoming book is all false, Donald Trump has undermined his legal argument against its publication.

The Department of Justice is suing to block publication of the book by Trump's former national security adviser, "The Room Where It Happened," claiming it contains classified information the release of which would harm national security. But on Thursday, Trump suggested that the unflattering book is completely untrue.

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What Bolton’s Memoir Really Tells Us About Trump -- And Him

What can we learn from John Bolton's new memoir? History will not absolve him, his execrable ex-boss Donald Trump or the Republican political apparatus that has enabled the toxic Trump regime.

Well before Bolton's book arrived, we already knew the single most important fact about the Trump presidency and Trump himself: He and the Republicans who surround him are willing to sacrifice tens of thousands of American lives if their deaths might somehow promote his reelection.

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#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Finds Bolton -- And Trump -- Despicable

Seth Meyers has a point: By now, we all know who and what Trump is, and the answer isn't complicated. As Seth says, "There's just one layer -- a thick epidermis of Botox-infused pancake skin wrapped around a dark, howling void where a soul should be."

Which should mean that tell-all books about this president and his evil banality are redundant. But John Bolton's new book may be different. Bolton is implicated in the worst foreign policy decisions of the past two decades, right up to Trump's decision to disband the global pandemic unit in the National Security Council. And yes, he's just as morally reprehensible as Trump.

But the details of Trump's subservient pleadings to the Chinese dictator and his idiotic entreaties to the North Korean dictator are still revealing, horrifying – and darkly amusing. Seth imagines Trump and Bolton ending up as cellmates in the Hague.

Now that would be a great buddy movie!

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John Bolton’s Explosive New Book Blowing Up On Trump

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Though the Trump administration is making a show of trying to stop it, former National Security Adviser John Bolton's book is already making waves.

The New York Times, which received an advance copy of the book before its official publication next week, published a report laying out some of its key revelations.

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Suddenly Kellyanne Conway Is Eager For ‘Fact Checking’

Senior White House aide Kellyanne Conway claimed on Wednesday that she worries that there is "very little fact-checking" done in books about Donald Trump.

Conway's remarks came after she was questioned about an upcoming book from former Trump national security adviser John Bolton. The Trump administration has sued Bolton before the book's release.

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Trump Threatens Bolton With 'Criminal Problems’ Over Book

Donald Trump has threatened his former national security adviser, John Bolton, with a vague "criminal problem" if the former national security adviser proceeds to publish a memoir that describes the president's foreign policy as perilous, self-serving, and possibly unlawful.

While Trump pointed to Attorney General William Barr as the source of any potential charges against Bolton, he strongly suggested that his estranged adviser will encounter imminent legal problems. "We'll see what happens. They're in court — or they'll soon be in court," Trump said about the book, set to be released early next week.

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ABC News Says Bolton Will Tell All In Forthcoming Interview

During the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump's conduct with Ukraine, Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, refused to testify under oath about his knowledge of Trump's actions.

At the time, Bolton said he needed a subpoena from the House Intelligence Committee to legally compel his testimony — which his lawyer then threatened to fight. After the inquiry concluded and the House voted to impeach, Bolton then said he would be willing to testify during the Senate's impeachment trial. But Republicans blocked the Democratic impeachment managers from calling witnesses, and Bolton never publicly revealed his knowledge of Trump's interactions with Ukraine.

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