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John Bolton advocated ‘immediate regime change’ in Iran when speaking to terrorism-linked Mojahedin group

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Donald Trump’s scary new national security adviser told a group of Iranian exiles that he favored “immediate regime change,” the Intercept reports.

Bolton, who has close ties to Putin’s Russia, attended a conference of a group called Mujahedeen Khalq, which has been linked to terrorism.

The group, which was removed from the U.S. terrorism list just a few years ago, has invited the former Bush-era diplomat to address the group in Paris. At the rally, Bolton made direct threats to Iran’s government, which will turn 40 next year.

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“The outcome of the president’s policy review should be to determine that the Ayatollah Khomeini’s 1979 revolution will not last until its 40th birthday,” he said. “The declared policy of the United States should be the overthrow of the mullahs’ regime in Tehran.”

Bolton has gone to the People’s Mujahedin of Iran rally for more than a decade—you can watch video of his 2016 speech below. The group is considered a terrorist organization by many and has killed civilians in Iran and U.S. soldiers.

It’s perhaps also notable that Bolton is a huge supporter of the failed U.S. invasion of Iraq, which he still maintains was not a mistake.

Now, he apparently has his eyes on Iran.

“Before 2019 we here will celebrate in Tehran,” Bolton told the group.

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Fox News’ Chris Wallace: ‘If you are not moved by the testimony of Marie Yovanovitch today, you don’t have a pulse’

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During a break in the testimony of former United States ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch before a House committee holding impeachment hearings on Donald Trump, Fox News host Chris Wallace praised her poise and devastating testimony, saying viewers should be "moved" by her story.

As the House hearing chamber emptied of lawmakers, Wallace was effusive in his praise.

"I think if you are not moved, and we will have to watch what happens in the cross-examination, but if you were not moved by the testimony of Marie Yovanovitch, you don't have a pulse," he said.

"This is a woman who had served in posts for presidents of both parties for more than 30 years," he added. "Hardship posts, places like Somalia, Tashkent, and she tells a story of being a leading fighter against corruption," before he provided more details about her stellar career and noting the president had her summarily fired by a new Trump hire.

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‘Wow, little man’: Trump shredded by the internet for attempt to intimidate Yovanovitch as she described corruption

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As former United States ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch spoke before a House impeachment hearing, President Donald Trump launched a frantic attack on the distinguished career diplomat in an obvious attempt to smear her reputation --which stunned and angered Twitter users due to the personal nature of the attacks.

According to the president, "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in Somalia, how did that go? Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him. It is a U.S. President’s absolute right to appoint ambassadors."

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Trump smears former Ukrainian ambassador as she delivers devastating testimony against him

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President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at former United States ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch as she delivered devastating testimony about corruption within his administration.

"Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad," the president wrote. "She started off in Somalia, how did that go? Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him."

The president then asserted that he had the absolute right to fire any ambassador he wanted, before bragging about doing more to help Ukraine than former President Barack Obama ever did.

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