By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:34 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 19:13 BST, 7 September 2020
President Donald Trump went after his former National Security Advisor John Bolton Monday, days after Bolton called Trump 'despicable' for his disparagement of American war dead that was reported in the controversial Atlantic article.
'Just heard that Wacko John Bolton was talking of the fact that I discussed "love letters from Kim Jong Un" as though I viewed them as just that. Obviously, was just being sarcastic. Bolton was such a jerk!' Trump tweeted around lunchtime Monday.
It was unclear where Bolton made the comments that got the president steamed, though during a Bloomberg Radio appearance Friday the ex-staffer who has since penned an anti-Trump book, lent weight to The Atlantic's reporting.
President Donald Trump photographed Sunday returning from golfing in Virginia. On Monday he went after former National Security Advisor John Bolton days after Bolton criticized Trump for what was reported in the Atlantic, that he had called American war dead 'losers'