Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has labeled former National Security Adviser John Bolton a “traitor.”
According to The Daily Caller:
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused John Bolton Thursday of lying in his forthcoming book about his stint at the White House, calling the former national security adviser a “traitor who damaged America.”
“I’ve not read the book, but from the excerpts I’ve seen published, John Bolton is spreading a number of lies, fully-spun half-truths, and outright falsehoods,” Pompeo said in a statement released Thursday evening with the headline, “I Was In The Room Too.”
“It is both sad and dangerous that John Bolton’s final public role is that of traitor who damaged America by violating his sacred trust with its people,” he said in the statement.
“To our friends around the world: you know that President Trump’s America is a force for good in the world,” Pompeo said.
The Trump administration sued Bolton on Tuesday to stop publication of the book, but portions of the book have still become public.