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Grassley chides Trump, Fox News for answer on second term agenda

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Trump was broadly criticized for his meandering answer to the softball query, by which he promoted his expertise and attacked former nationwide safety adviser John Bolton as a substitute of focusing on initiatives and insurance policies he’d promote if given one other 4 years in workplace.

“You make some mistakes. Like, you know, an idiot like Bolton,” Trump stated through the interview. “All he wanted to do was drop bombs on everybody. You don’t have to drop bombs on everybody. You don’t have to kill people.”

And on Saturday morning, Trump tweeted a protection of his Fox News interview, saying Hannity “dominated T.V. with my interview on Thursday night.”

Grassley, calling it a very powerful query of the interview, stated Trump ought to have communicated to voters his want for persevering with to “DRAIN THE SWAMP” and appoint extra conservative justices to the Supreme Court.

The criticism from Grassley comes a day after he inspired Trump to heed the recommendation of a scathing Wall Street Journal editorial that warned Trump may solely serve one term.

“Will somebody w access to the Oval Office read the WSJ editorial ‘The Trump Referendum’ to President Trump,” Grassley wrote in a tweet on Friday. “We won’t hv more good scotus justices or the best economy in 50 years like we hv had if he doesn’t follow that advice.”

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