Rep. Waltz Statement on Departure of National Security Advisor John Bolton

September 10, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.), a former defense policy director for Secretaries of Defense Rumsfeld and Gates, issued the following statement on the departure of U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton:

“John Bolton has been a dedicated servant leader. Each time duty has called, he’s answered and I’m grateful for his service. I hope President Trump selects a National Security Advisor who understands that when America doesn’t lead, bad things happen – but when we lead with strength, our country and the world is a safer place.”