John Bolton Bio and Wiki
John Bolton (Full name: John Robert Bolton) is an American attorney, former Diplomat, Republican consultant, and is a political commentator. From 2005 to 2006, he served in the United Nations as the 25th United States Ambassador. Bolton also served as the 27th United States National Security Advisor under President Trump from 2018 to 2019.
John Bolton Age
Bolton was born on November 20, 1948, in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States. He is 71 years old.
John Bolton Height
He is a man relatively short in stature according to the American male height average. He stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx. 1.7 m).
John Bolton First Wife
Bolton got married to his first wife Christine Bolton in 1972. Their marriage lasted for over a decade before ending in divorce in 1983. According to a May 2005 article by Larry Flynt, Court Divorce Records show that Christine fled their marital home in mid-August 1982 when Bolton was traveling abroad. She took with her most of the furniture in the house. There were allegations that Mrs. Bolton was forced to engage in group sex by her husband.
John Bolton Wife
He then met and married his second wife Gretchen Smith Bolton, in January 1986. Mrs. Bolton is a financial planner with AXA Advisors. The couple resides in Bethesda, Maryland.
John Bolton Daughter
Bolton and his wife are proud parents of one child, a daughter named Jennifer Sarah Bolton. It is not clear when she was born or what her profession is.
John Bolton Mustache
Mr. Bolton wears a distinctive white, long mustache. His beard attracts a lot of attention for its relative uniqueness as it completely covers his upper lip. The rest of the beard is shaved clean.
John Bolton Education
Growing up in the working-class neighborhood of Yale Heights, Bolton studied at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland, after he won a scholarship graduating in 1966. Durin hid time in the school, he ran the school’s Students For Goldwater campaign in 1964.
He went ahead to join Yale University and was a member of the Yale Political Union. Bolton graduated with a B.A. summa cum laude in 1970. From 1971 to 1974, he attended Yale Law School earning a J.D. in 1974. At Yale, he was friends with Clarence Thomas with whom he shared classes.
John Bolton Book
Bolton is the author of a book entitled The Room Where It Happened. In the book, he describes his 17 turbulent months as the National Security adviser to President Trump. He details navigation through a multitude of crises and foreign policy challenges at Trump’s side. The book was set to be published in June 2020 after receiving the green light from a judge.
John Bolton News
Mr. Bolton hit the headlines in June 2020, after giving interviews to media stations terming President Trump as Naive and dangerous. Even though Bolton’s book was to be published in June 2020, its publication is facing huge legal challenges that may hamper its release.
John Bolton CNN
Bolton will give an interview to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on his show, The Situation Room on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The news program delves into general matters of public interest, especially political news and current events. Bolton is set to address questions regarding the controversy surrounding his book and the potential legal consequences for exposing classified National Security information.
John Bolton Trump
Trump appointed Bolton to the position of National Security advisor after a long period of rumors and speculation about his nomination to various posts including Secretary of State. On March 22, 2018, The New York Times reported that Bolton would replace H. R. McMaster as National Security Adviser. Trump confirmed the appointment in a tweet the same day.
Bolton officially assumed his position as National Security Advisor on April 9, 2018. In September 2018, CNN reported that Bolton had significantly reduced the National Security Council (NSC) personnel number to under 300.
John Robert Bolton Resignation
On September 10, 2019, Bolton tendered his resignation citing numerous disagreements with President Trump. When Fiona Hill, a Foreign Affairs specialist testified before a Congressional committee, said that Bolton had disassociated himself from what he saw as the Trump administration’s endeavors to pressure Ukraine into investigating the President’s political rivals. Later in June 2020, he termed Trump as Naive and dangerous and should be remembered as a one-term president.
Who Is Joh Bolton
Bolton is an American attorney and former National Security Adviser in the Trump administration from March 2018 to September 2019. He is also a former Diplomat, Republican consultant, and is a political commentator. He is also the author of The Room Where it Happened.
John Bolton Net Worth
Mr. Bolton has worked in different capacities since 1972. With a career spanning almost five decades, he has no doubt accumulated a sizeable fortune. Bolton is estimated to have a net worth of at least $6 million.