Jun 26, 2020
Former White House national security adviser John Bolton defended his scathing critique of President Donald Trump as an “erratic” leader, willing to undercut American security to improve his reelection prospects, during a VOA interview on Wednesday.
“I think the way he makes decisions is dangerous,” Bolton told Greta Van Susteren, host of “Plugged in,” a Voice of America television program that examines U.S. and foreign policy issues.
Bolton is promoting his new, highly controversial memoir, The Room Where It Happened, about his time in the Trump administration. In the book, Bolton, a longtime foreign policy hawk who left the White House in September after nearly 18 months as national security adviser.
President Trump has called the book a “compilation of lies and made up stories,” while at the same time accusing Bolton of breaking the law by disclosing highly classified information.