Trump's Midnight Twitter Rant Against John Bolton Backfires Spectacularly

President Donald Trump has launched a nighttime attack on John Bolton under new allegations contained in the former National Security Adviser's upcoming book. But given the nature of Trump's attack, it wasn't going well.
Trump, who is known to vow to hire only "the best and most serious people", now says that Bolton was a "madman", a "sucker", "incompetent" and an "angry, boring fool":
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
Wacko John Bolton's "extraordinarily boring" book (New York Times) consists of lies and false stories. Said all the best about me, in print, until the day I fired him. An angry, boring fool who just wanted to go to war. Never had a clue, was ostracized and happily dumped. What an idiot!
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
President Bush also fired him. Bolton is incompetent!
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Dinesh D'Souza

@ DineshDSouza
Some of Bolton's clumsy pikee can be explained by his thin-skinned response to being jagged by a master. I remember Trump's casual comment that the United States World War II if he had listened to Bolton
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In the early evening, Trump made similar comments during an interview with Fox News presenter Sean Hannity.
“[Bolton] was a washed out guy. I gave him a chance, ”said Trump.
People asked ... if Bolton was incompetent and washed out, why should Trump hire him at all?
Michael McFaul

@ McFaul
General Mattis is a "dope"; General Kelly is a "dope"; General McMaster is a "dope"; Secretary Tillerson is a "dope"; AG Sessions is a "dope"; and now John Bolton is a "dope". Do you notice a pattern here folks? (& Who is the next "dope" to fall? General Milley?)
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
Wacko John Bolton's "extraordinarily boring" book (New York Times) consists of lies and false stories. Said all the best about me, in print, until the day I fired him. An angry, boring fool who just wanted to go to war. Never had a clue, was ostracized and happily dumped. What an idiot!
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Donald J. Trump

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Wacko John Bolton's "extraordinarily boring" book (New York Times) consists of lies and false stories. Said all the best about me, in print, until the day I fired him. An angry, boring fool who just wanted to go to war. Never had a clue, was ostracized and happily dumped. What an idiot!
Helen Kennedy

@ HelenKennedy
You just gave the worst luck in hiring, didn't you? All of your picks turn out to be dopes or overrated or dumb as stones. Too bad.
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Donald J. Trump

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President Bush also fired him. Bolton is incompetent!
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Dinesh D'Souza

@ DineshDSouza
Some of Bolton's clumsy pikee can be explained by his thin-skinned response to being jagged by a master. I remember Trump's casual comment that the United States World War II if he had listened to Bolton
Thor Benson

@thor_benson
Who hired him because they shouldn't have a White House job?
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Stephanie Ruhle

@Schuhle
If: @AmbJohnBolton is incompetent AND President Bush fired him,
Why did @realDonaldTrump hire him?
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
President Bush also fired him. Bolton is incompetent!
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Charles P. Pierce

@ CharlesPPierce
Have you hired a National Security Advisor who has been fired by another president for incompetence?
Impressive. You are bad in your job.
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
President Bush also fired him. Bolton is incompetent!
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
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Wacko John Bolton's "extraordinarily boring" book (New York Times) consists of lies and false stories. Said all the best about me, in print, until the day I fired him. An angry, boring fool who just wanted to go to war. Never had a clue, was ostracized and happily dumped. What an idiot!
Andy Ostroy

@ AndyOstroy
Because YOU have hired all these incompetent "fools" and "dopes" that make YOU a grossly incompetent manager with terrible hiring skills. Makes YOU a fool and a fool ... #Trump #Bolton
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Donald J. Trump

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President Bush also fired him. Bolton is incompetent!
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Dinesh D'Souza

@ DineshDSouza
Some of Bolton's clumsy pikee can be explained by his thin-skinned response to being jagged by a master. I remember Trump's casual comment that the United States World War II if he had listened to Bolton
MeidasTouch.com
@ MeidasTouch
Why did you hire him? Have you banged too much hydroxychloroquine again?

You are a sad, pitiful, weak president.

Go back to your bunker, loser. #QuidProTrump

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Joyce Alene

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It's almost like they have a secret pact and Trump has agreed to help Bolton sell his book. But...
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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump
Wacko John Bolton's "extraordinarily boring" book (New York Times) consists of lies and false stories. Said all the best about me, in print, until the day I fired him. An angry, boring fool who just wanted to go to war. Never had a clue, was ostracized and happily dumped. What an idiot!
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Lisa Moraitis
@ LisaMoraitis1
Interestingly, you always seem to hire bad people who have given you good coverage at some point, after they haven't, they are always "washed up". "Only the best"
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Donald J. Trump

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President Bush also fired him. Bolton is incompetent!
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