Trump Claims Bolton Was ‘Holding Me Back’ on Venezuela

Trump Reassures Those Worried That He’s ‘Far Stronger’ Than John Bolton on Venezuela: ‘He Was Holding Me Back!’

Trump Claims Bolton Was ‘Holding Me Back’ on Venezuela

After almost 48 hours of back-and-forth, Florida Republican Sen.

Beyond intermittent threats from USA officials, Venezuela appeared to be on the White House back-burner as of late, with a US-sponsored coup attempt in April failing to unseat Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, or inspire mass defections from the military. His administration has sought to collapse the government of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with expansive USA economic sanctions, a campaign Bolton eagerly promoted himself on Twitter. "It's true he disagreed with some of the views of previous advisor". He was holding me back!' the president tweeted.

'If in fact the direction of policy changes, ' Rubio wrote, 'it won't be to make it weaker'.

Trump didn't elaborate in a tweet on Thursday.

Maduro said Executive Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza would attend the meeting and present the United Nations secretary general with a petition signed by 12 million Venezuelans criticizing the sanctions, part of the Trump administration's effort to pressure Maduro to leave office.

CNN commentator and Miami resident Ana Navarro tweeted to her 1.2 million followers Wednesday that "Trump doesn't give a damn about Cuba, Venezuela or Nicaragua". Rick Scott and South Carolina Republican Sen.

On Tuesday, Trump said that he would "be naming a new national security adviser next week". Trump has said he wants to name Bolton's permanent replacement quickly. "That has been and remains the policy", the official told McClatchy, although officials across the administration insist that all options are on the table. "This year I will stay with you all working in Venezuela, safely and calmly".

He repeated those claims to reporters outside the White House on Thursday evening, adding that "it's going to be a very interesting period of time" when it comes to the forthcoming U.S. actions in Venezuela. "They had disagreements publicly but those issues do not mean that the president has weakened his stance on Venezuela".

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