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Former national security advisor John Bolton said on Monday that it would be a 'serious problem' if suspected Chinese spy balloons flew over the U.S. during the Trump administration without officials at the time being alerted.
On Saturday, an alleged surveillance device was shot down off the coast of South Carolina after crossing over multiple U.S. states at a low enough altitude to be seen by the naked eye - alarming millions across the country.
The Pentagon revealed later that day that three such balloons flew over parts of the U.S. when Donald Trump was president. They were not detected until President Joe Biden took office, an unnamed senior Defense official is quoted as saying.
'Well, if it wasn't detected when it happened, how did we detect it more recently? Did the Biden administration invent a time machine?' Bolton asked on CNN This Morning.
'What is the basis of this new detection? Now, I understand the administration has offered to brief former national security officials from the Trump administration.'
Former Trump national security advisor John Bolton criticized the Biden administration for not shooting down the suspected Chinese spy balloon earlier
He added that he personally has not been approached about a briefing but would take one if asked.
'As far as I know, every Trump administration official who has been asked, has said they