In the book of memories and The Room Where It Happened (“the Room where it happened”), a former US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton gives a number of episodes in which President Donald trump was making ridiculous statements about international Affairs. Excerpts from the book quoted by CNN.
In 2018, on the eve of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki trump asked the assistants, is Finland a part of Russia or is it “a Russian satellite.”
In the same year, during a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa may, the White house asked her assistant whether the UK nuclear power. Bolton says that it was uttered seriously.
Not just trump confused Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his predecessor Hamid Karzai.
As writes eks-the adviser, the difficult environment trump caused his attitude to Venezuela. He said that this country “is part of the United States,” and wondered why there are no American troops whereas in the Iraq and Afghanistan he is. The President in 2019, insisted on a military overthrow of President Nicolas Maduro that sometimes shocked his advisors and congressmen, says Bolton.
Book Bolton The Room Where It Happened needs to go on sale June 23. Publisher Simon & Schuster said on June 10 that before the release of the book the author within a few months, together with the Council of national security of the United States has made to the book of changes. 16 Jun administration, trump filed a lawsuit against Bolton, demanding to prohibit the printing of his memoirs.
Bolton became an adviser to the US President on national security in April 2018. In September 2019 trump announced that he no longer needs the services of Bolton, as “strongly disagree with many of his proposals,” and asked him to resign. Bolton claims that he asked for resignation. According to trump, the reason for the resignation was admitted Bolton “very big mistakes” and inability to find a common language with colleagues in the administration.