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John Bolton's upcoming book reveals several new troubling allegations about President Donald Trump's misconduct with other foreign leaders. Among many other allegations, according to Bolton, Trump personally approved of China detaining Uighur Muslims in concentration camps, he asked for China's Xi Jinping to help him win in the upcoming election, and he wanted to invade Venezuela because it would be "cool."

Bolton has been widely criticized for coming forward with this now in a book when he refused to testify during the impeachment hearings. Democrats accuse him of greed and cowardice, Trumpists call him a backstabber and a liar. However, Bolton ultimately is coming forward with this information when many others have not. He is an imperfect patriot for an imperfect time. What ultimately matters is that he came out with this information before the election so that voters can decide for themselves. 

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While Bolton's revelations about Trump should not be dismissed, Bolton does not deserve to be afforded a redemption arc for it. Let's be clear about who Bolton is: he is a neoconservative war-hawk who helped create the conditions possible for today—he lied to the American public in order to get the United States to invade Iraq. He refused to testify during the impeachment hearings when he clearly had knowledge of Trump's wrongdoing and he is only doing so now when he stands to gain monetarily. The man is a greedy coward at best. 

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As Bill Kristol writes for The Bulwark, there are many reasons to dislike Bolton. However, Bolton does not lie, and he is coming forward when many other former Trump officials have refused. Yes, it is a low bar, but that is the world we live in today. Bolton is one of many people in the loop, he is one of many people who refused to cooperate with impeachment and he's one of many who resigned from the Trump administration. Bolton is one of the few, however, who were willing to come forward with important information like these new revelations. Bolton ultimately came forward. Others chose to stay quiet. 

Here's what Kristol has to say about Bolton's revelations:

Here is what is relevant for Republican elites going forward: They have known John Bolton for a long time, too. Almost every Republican elected official, every influential Washington conservative, and many Republican donors know John Bolton. And they, too, know he’s honest.
So what do they have to say about a president who blesses Chinese concentration camps, pleads for re-election help from an enemy dictator, and routinely subordinates the national interest to personal and political considerations?
How can they continue to support this president?
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