Trump is so bad that John Bolton’s going to vote Democrat

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Trump is so bad that John Bolton’s going to vote Democrat

The ex-security adviser is a dyed-in-the-wool Republican, but serving Trump has turned him blue, he tells us

Con Coughlin

As a lifelong Republican who has held high office in the Reagan and both Bush administrations, John Bolton, Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, is not someone who normally considers voting Democrat. Yet, such is the strength of the 71-year-old Washington veteran’s disaffection with Trump’s presidency, that this is precisely how he intends to cast his vote in November’s US presidential election.

Rather than voting for the president he served for 17 months until his resignation in 2019, Bolton says he intends to vote for Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate.

“In 2016, I voted for Trump over Hillary Clinton,” said Bolton. “Now, having seen this president up close, I cannot do this again. My concern is for the country, and he does not represent the Republican cause that I want to back.”..

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