John Bolton Defends Trial Witnesses: They Should Be Able To Speak Their Minds Without Fearing Retribution

Austin’s NBC News affiliate reports:

Speaking at a private event in Austin Thursday, Former National Security Advisor John Bolton defended government officials who testified in front of the U.S. House impeachment inquiry.  Sources tell KXAN Bolton defended former officials Fiona Hill, Tim Morrison, Alex Vindman, Bill Taylor, and Marie Yovanovitch.

“All of them acted in the best interest of the country as they saw it and consistent to what they thought our policies were,” said Bolton, during the question-and-answer time after his keynote speech. He went on to say members of the Trump Administration should “feel they’re able to speak their minds without retribution.”