'John Bolton Made Some Very Big Mistakes': US President Trump

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US President Donald Trump said that John Bolton made some very big mistakes and his actions were not in favor of the administration. Bolton resigned on Sept 10.

Written By Manogya Singh | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Defending his decision to ire John Bolton as National Security Adviser, United States President Donald Trump said that he had made some very big mistakes and his actions were not in the favor of the administration.

'Cannot ignore his big mistakes': Trump  

Trump added that Bolton did not make a good statement when he talked about the Libyan model for Kim Jong-un and whatever happened with Gaddafi wasn’t good and has set the US government back. He also said that although he got along with Bolton really well, he could not ignore the big mistakes that he committed. 

"When he (Bolton) talked about the Libyan model for Kim Jong-un, that was not a good statement to make," Trump said. "You just take a look at what happened with Gaddafi, that was not a good statement to make and it set us back."

"John is somebody that I actually got along with very well. He made some very big mistakes," the president told reporters at the White House.

Trump asks John to resign

The US President announced on September 10 that he had asked John for his resignation as he 'disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions'. He also informed in a series of tweets that a new National Security Adviser will be announced soon. 

Read: "Iran Should Not Mistake U.S. Prudence And Discretion For Weakness" : US National Security Advisor John Bolton

Donald expressed his longtime disagreement with Bolton’s attitude towards Venezuela issue, he informed that Bolton got way out of lines and that he wanted to do things not necessarily tougher than him. However, he also declared that the US government is always watching Venezuela very closely. He mentioned Bolton as a tough guy, so much so that he got the government officials sent to Iraq. 

Read: Pakistan Assures The US To Deal 'firmly' With All Terrorists, Says NSA John Bolton

Bolton was never in line with administration  

Trump explained that although he always had a positive relationship with Bolton, he was facing severe issues with the administration which was his major concern. According to Trump, Bolton was never in line with the administration and committed mistakes that went against the protocols, which ultimately led him to fire Bolton.  

Read: ''China Engaging In Behaviour That Is Troubling Japan, India And Others'' Says John Bolton

The US President concluded by stating that whatever happened, maybe it ended on a good note with Bolton or maybe not, but his main priority is to run the country in the right way. He emphasized that the government is working really well and that the entire world is looking up to them. 

Read: ''It's A Power Game With China'': John Bolton



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