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Bolton's book revealed one major truth: Trump needs to fire Pompeo

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Donald Trump’s top diplomat does not really want diplomacy with Iran. Case in point: When the Obama administration was negotiating the nuclear deal with Iran, Michael Pompeo wanted the US and its allies to bomb the country instead. “In an unclassified setting, it is under 2,000 sorties to destroy the Iranian nuclear capacity. This is not an insurmountable task for the coalition forces,” then Congressman Pompeo said in December 2014.

John Bolton’s new book confirmed what we already knew: Pompeo doesn’t want to negotiate with Tehran, and he wouldn’t let Trump do it either. Bolton reveals that when Trump wanted to meet with Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif, he and Pompeo sabotaged that meeting, together with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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