John Bolton is considering running for president in the 2024 U.S. election, CNBC reported. The former national security adviser under the presidency of Donald Trump wants to show Americans that “Donald Trump is unacceptable as the Republican candidate.”
Bolton, who was also deputy attorney general under Ronald Reagan, said in an interview that one of the reasons he would run was to show Americans that “Donald Trump is unacceptable as a Republican candidate.” He was also a foreign policy adviser to Republican Senator Mitt Romney during his 2012 presidential campaign.
He stressed that the conduct of the former president, who “undermines the constitution” is “un-American”. This was in reference to a remark made by Trump over the weekend suggesting that certain provisions of the U.S. constitution should be repealed in order for him to return to the White House, CNBC reported.
John Bolton is considering running for office
Bolton, who has repeatedly criticized him since leaving the Trump administration, called the former president in an interview “an existential threat to the very republic.”
When asked about the assumptions of his possible presidential campaign, Bolton replied that it would be “very Reagan-esque”. He also emphasized that his views are “rather libertarian” and that he is “not a social conservative.” He also assessed that the most important topic of the presidential election in 2024 should be security issues.
Bolton also announced that he would probably make a decision on whether to run in the election fairly soon.
After finishing his work in the White House, the former adviser to Donald Trump published a highly publicized and critical book about the cooperation with Trump – “The Room Where It Happened. A White House Memoir”.
Bolton is considered a so-called foreign policy hawk, i.e. a supporter of an assertive US stance and possible military operations.
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