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John Robert Bolton is an American attorney, diplomat, Republican consultant, and political commentator. He served as the 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2005 to 2006, and as the 27th United States National Security Advisor from 2018 to 2019.
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Former White House aide Bolton says Trump not "fit" to be presidentFormer top White House aide John Bolton delivered a damning indictment of his former boss, saying Donald Trump's behavior in office and dealings with foreign leaders showed he was unfit to be president..
Democrats consider next steps after Bolton revelations on TrumpDemocratic lawmakers on Thursday said they were considering next steps, including a subpoena, on how to respond to allegations by former top White House aide John Bolton that President Donald Trump..
Bolton says Trump unfit for office as book alleges sweeping misdeedsDonald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. president is unfit for office, according to interview excerpts released on Thursday after portions of the top aide's upcoming..
China says it has no intention of interfering in U.S. electionsChina said on Thursday it has no intention of interfering in the U.S. elections, responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, who has said that Trump had..
All the president's countries featured so far in ex-Trump adviser's bookChina was not the only country mentioned in a litany of allegations that former national security adviser John Bolton makes about U.S. President Donald Trump in excerpts..
Trump asked China to help him win in 2020, offered 'favors to dictators,' Bolton saysIn a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi..
Trump signs bill pressuring China over Uighur Muslim crackdownPresident Donald Trump signed legislation on Wednesday calling for sanctions over the repression of China's Uighur Muslims, as excerpts from a book by former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton..
North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons: ex-Trump adviser BoltonNorth Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser John..
Ex-Trump adviser Bolton says North Korea has no intention to give up nuclear weaponsNorth Korea has no intention to give up its nuclear weapons, and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its stand-off with Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser John..
Former Trump adviser Bolton sounds alarm on North KoreaU.S. President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser John Bolton, a harsh critic of North Korea, said the country will not give up its nuclear weapons under current conditions and the United..
Mnuchin says U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against IranThe United States is still pursuing its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his..
Netanyahu sees U.S. staying 'very, very tough' on Iran despite Bolton ousterIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu played down the impact of hawkish John Bolton's exit from the post of U.S. national security adviser, predicting on Wednesday that Washington would hold to a..
Iran says U.S. should avoid 'warmongers' after Bolton departureIran said on Wednesday Washington should distance itself from "warmongers" after the resignation of hawkish White House National Security Adviser John Bolton, and Tehran stood by its demand that..
Iran says sacking of Bolton won't lead to talks with U.S.The resignation of White House National Security Adviser John Bolton, a hawk on Iran, will not lead to talks between Washington and Tehran, Iran said on Wednesday.
Iran says Bolton's departure will not push Tehran to talks with U.S.Iran said on Wednesday the firing of John Bolton as U.S. national security adviser will not push Tehran to reconsider talks with the United States.
Russia says exit of Trump adviser Bolton unlikely to help ties: RIARussia does not expect its ties with Washington to suddenly improve following the exit of U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, RIA news agency cited Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as..
North Korea could warm up to talks after removal of 'war maniac' BoltonHaving once branded John Bolton a "war maniac", North Korean officials could see U.S. President Donald Trump's removal of his national security adviser as a chance to resume denuclearization talks..
With Bolton's departure, an Iran hawk leaves the chessboardJohn Bolton's departure from the White House removes an obstacle to the possibility of U.S.-Iranian nuclear talks, but the odds of such a dialogue leading anywhere remain low, current and former U.S...
Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sourcesU.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Korea and efforts to woo Russian President Vladimir..
North Korea unlikely to mourn 'war maniac' Bolton, but U.S. task no easierAmong those unlikely to be mourning John Bolton's departure as U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser are officials in North Korea who have denounced him as a "war maniac" and "human..
U.S.'s Pompeo, Mnuchin, Bolton to brief media on Tuesday: White HouseU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House national security adviser John Bolton will hold a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) on Tuesday, the White..
Belarus leader tells Trump adviser he wants to reset ties with the U.S.Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told U.S. national security adviser John Bolton in talks in Minsk on Thursday that he wanted to reset ties with Washington, TASS news agency reported.
Trump adviser says he'll warn leader of Belarus about Russian threatU.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Thursday he planned to use a trip to Belarus to warn its leader, President Alexander Lukashenko, of the security threat posed by Russia.
Trump adviser Bolton, in Ukraine, warns of Chinese influenceU.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton warned on Wednesday of the threat of unfair Chinese trade practices during a trip to Kiev and said he had discussed his concerns with officials, including..
U.S. adviser Bolton visits Ukraine, touts Trump meeting with ZelenskiyU.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton flew into Kiev on Tuesday for talks to gauge Ukraine's new authorities and touted a possible meeting between comic-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy and..
U.S. advisor Bolton visits Ukraine to gauge new authoritiesJohn Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said on Tuesday that he had traveled to Kiev to hear the priorities of the new government following the election of President..
U.S. advisor Bolton arrives in Ukraine for talksJohn Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, traveled to Kiev on Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy said, the first visit to Ukraine by a top U.S. official since the election of..
U.S. adviser Bolton set to visit Ukraine, he says on TwitterJohn Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said late on Monday he was set to travel to Kiev, the first trip to Ukraine by a top U.S. official since the election of President..
Trump adviser Bolton: U.S. would enthusiastically support a UK choice for no-deal BrexitThe United States would enthusiastically support a no-deal Brexit if that is what the British government decided to do, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday during a visit to..
U.S. security adviser Bolton: 'We want to be helpful on Brexit'U.S. national security adviser John Bolton told British officials in London that President Donald Trump's administration wanted to be helpful about Brexit and was ready to move fast on drawing up a..
U.S. courts Brexit Britain with trade deal talkU.S. President Donald Trump wants to see a successful British exit from the European Union that Washington will support with a U.S.-UK free trade agreement, national security adviser John Bolton told..
U.S. will support post-Brexit UK with a trade deal: John Bolton saysU.S. President Donald Trump wants to see a successful British exit from the European Union that Washington will support with a U.S.-UK free trade agreement, national security adviser John Bolton..
U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and ChinaJohn Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei when he arrives on Sunday..
U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's MaduroU.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp..
Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after North Korea warns of 'new road'U.S. national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader's pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang..
Bolton says time to act against Venezuela's Maduro after U.S. freezes assetsU.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday called for tougher international action against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after Washington froze his government's assets in a sharp..
New U.S. action forces choice between doing business with Caracas or Washington: BoltonU.S. President Donald Trump's new executive order on Venezuela means that U.S. sanctions can now be imposed on any business done with the Venezuelan government, White House national security adviser..
Bolton says sanctions will cut off Maduro financially, warns RussiaU.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday that tough new U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro would choke off his international financing and warned Russia not to..
U.S. watching North Korea missile launches very carefully: Trump adviser BoltonU.S. President Donald Trump has an understanding with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang will not launch intercontinental-range ballistic missiles, and the United States is watching North..
Bolton warns China, Russia not to double down on support of MaduroU.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them..
U.S. opposes new vote in Venezuela with Maduro still in power: BoltonWashington is opposed to new elections in Venezuela while President Nicolas Maduro remains in power because his government could manipulate the electoral system in his favor, U.S. National Security..
Bolton, Ross to give U.S. 'big presence' at Venezuela summit in Peru: U.S. officialU.S. national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. Secretary Wilbur Ross will speak at a conference on Venezuela in Peru next week as part of a campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish..
Bolton, Ross to attend Venezuela summit in Peru on Tuesday: sourcesU.S. national security adviser John Bolton will attend a summit in Peru to discuss Venezuela on Tuesday, but Venezuela's allies Russia and Cuba turned down invitations to take part, two foreign..
Bolton says North Korea tests didn't violate pledge to Trump, but no word on talksU.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to..
U.S. will extend sanctions waivers for Iran nuclear programs: BoltonThe United States will renew sanctions waivers for Iranian nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European countries to continue their civilian nuclear cooperation with Tehran, White House..
U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials, seeks stronger tiesU.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North..