• John Bolton says Trump isn't 'capable' of staging a coup because 'that requires advance thinking, planning, strategizing'

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
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    John Bolton, Trump's former national security adviser, dunked on his ex-boss on Friday.
    Bolton said Trump isn't "capable" of staging an actual coup.
    This comes after Trump said "if I was going to do a coup," it wouldn't be with Gen. Mark Milley.
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    John Bolton, the former national security adviser in the Trump administration and champion of the Iraq War , told CNN on Friday that his old boss isn't "capable...
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  • Arizona Democrats call for investigation after report that Trump, Giuliani pressured state elections officials

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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    Phone records show that ex-President Trump and his allies pressured Arizona elections officials.
    "We need you to stop the counting," Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward told an official in Maricopa County.
    President Joe Biden won Arizona by more than 10,000 votes.
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    Arizona Democrats are calling on the state's Republican attorney...
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  • Former Trump official says the GOP is the 'number 1 national security threat' to the US, bigger than ISIS or Russia

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with President Donald Trump during an event on California water accessibility, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Bakersfield, Calif.
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    An ex-Trump official said the GOP is the top national security threat to the US.
    "Unless my Party reforms, its extremist elements represent the leading threat to our democracy," he said.
    Democracy scholars have issued similar warnings about the GOP, particularly since January 6.
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    A former Trump administration official on Thursday said...
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