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VIDEO: Former National Security Adviser John Bolton Caught on Film in Qatar

What is Bolton doing in the Middle East?

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Former White House national security adviser John Bolton was recently spotted wandering the streets of Qatar for reasons unknown, sparking questions about why the mustachioed neocon war hawk was in the Middle East.

A video of Bolton reportedly walking on a sidewalk in Doha, Qatar was posted to Twitter on Wednesday.

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It is unknown whether Bolton is in Qatar to cash in on a lobbyist job, as so many former government officials are known to do, or to do something more sinister.

One Twitter user identified the location of the video:

Bolton recently stated that he would testify in a Senate trial regarding President Donald Trump following his impeachment by Congress, even if it is against the wishes of the administration.

“The House has concluded its Constitutional responsibility by adopting Articles of Impeachment related to the Ukraine matter. It now falls to the Senate to fulfill its Constitutional obligation to try impeachments, and it does not appear possible that a final judicial resolution of the still-unanswered Constitutional questions can be obtained before the Senate acts,” Bolton wrote.

“Accordingly, since my testimony is once again at issue, I have had to resolve the serious competing issues as best I could, based on careful consideration and study. I have concluded that, if the Senate issues a subpoena for my testimony, I am prepared to testify,” he added.

Since Bolton left the White House, President Trump has talked candidly about his incompetence as national security adviser and the many differences of opinion between the two men.

“So, John is somebody that I actually got along with very well. He made some very big mistakes,” Trump said a day following his ouster of Bolton from the White House.

“And it set us back, and frankly he wanted to do things — not necessarily tougher than me — You know John’s known as a tough guy. He’s so tough he got us into Iraq … but he’s actually somebody I had a very good relationship with. But he wasn’t getting along with people in the administration that I consider very important,” he added.

Bolton has threatened the White House publicly, inferring that he may go rogue against his former boss.

Bolton also reportedly opposed President Trump’s diplomatic efforts with Ukraine. He was a vocal opponent of Trump’s talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which were used to promulgate the second phase of the impeachment witch hunt against the President.

Bolton’s lawyer Charles Cooper told the House of Representatives last year during the heat of their impeachment inquiry that his client “was personally involved in many of the events, meetings, and conversations about which you have already received testimony, as well as many relevant meetings and conversations that have not yet been discussed in the testimonies thus far.”

It may not be a coincidence that Ukraine-gate kicked off right after Bolton left the administration under less-than-ideal terms. Bolton’s shady appearance in Qatar only adds to the intrigue regarding his behavior as he readies himself to testify against the President to the Senate.

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U.S. Law Enforcement Bust 27 People Connected to Mexican Sinaloa Cartel

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Over two dozen people were arrested on drug charges in connection to a Mexican cartel smuggling cocaine into the U.S. Following a two-year investigation, 27 people were arrested through Operation Tripwire, an investigation effort U.S. officials have been working on featuring members of the Sinaloa Cartel.

The trafficking network went from Los Angeles, California to Tucson, Arizona and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where cocaine originating from Mexico was smuggled stateside. The United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Scott Brady declared “this is a large organization that was trafficking hundreds of kilograms of cocaine throughout the country and has direct ties to the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico.”

U.S. authorities recounted that the investigations started after an agent in Pittsburgh was able to identify an address that received large quantities of suspicious-looking packages coming from California. Since then, agents started to do investigation on other members of the network across the U.S.

Across the span of seven months, authorities were able to intercept U.S. calls made by some of the alleged traffickers with Sinaloa carte leaders in Mexico. On September 9, 2020, 27 were arrested in Arizona, California, and Pennsylvania.

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According to American authorities, $1.3 million in cash and over 140 kilograms of cocaine were seized. The aforementioned people arrested are now facing a prison sentence of between 10 years and life in prison.

The border situation is no joke. Prior administrations have largely neglected the issue and have allowed for unprecedented levels of illegal immigration and drug trafficking to cross the U.S. border.

In a prior instance, BLP reported on how Mexico is a failed state that cannot maintain public order and is largely being pushed around by cartels. Due to its proximity to the U.S., Mexico’s problems will likely spillover stateside.

This is why border security is crucial. Thankfully, the U.S. has a president in Donald Trump that gets the memo. He’ll still need help from Congress, however,

That’s why it’s crucial that America First Republicans have strong showings at all branches of government in 2020.

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