Ex-Trump adviser says he planned 'coups'

Ex-Trump adviser says he planned «coups


Asked to comment on the House Committee hearings on the attack on the Capitol, John Bolton, former national security adviser under the Trump administration, assured Tuesday that he himself “participated in the planning of coups d'etat” outside the United States. 

Faced with the claim launched by the presenter of the CNN channel, that someone did not need “d 'be brilliant to attempt a coup', Mr Bolton replied in a natural tone: 'I don't agree. As someone who has helped plan coups, not here, but you know, elsewhere, it takes a lot of work.”

John Bolton is supporting the January 6, 2021 assault as well was not a coup attempt by Donald Trump, who was “only swinging from one idea to another”.

Known for his positions go away -war in diplomacy, Mr. Bolton who served as a national security adviser to the White House in 2018 before being sacked by the Republican president in September 2019, did not specify which coups he was talking about.

But he referred to the failed attempt to oust Nicolas Maduro from power in Venezuela in 2019 by opposition leader Juan Guaido, who was backed by Washington.

Alongside neoconservatives, John Bolton, very hard on Iran, Afghanistan and North Korea, was notably one of the architects of the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

The comments of Mr. Bolton arise as the commi The so-called “January 6” parliamentary session tries to determine the role of Donald Trump and his relatives in the assault on Capitol Hill.