PUBLISHED: 16:56, Sun, Sep 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 17:02, Sun, Sep 15, 2019
Tensions between Iran and the US have long been escalating between the nations, with threats of conflict rocketing over the past few months. Former United States Senator Mike Gravel claimed Donald Trump’s decision to fire advisor John Bolton earlier this week may have prevented a war between the US and Iran. Mr Gravel insisted that the former National Security Adviser was “warmongering” and on the verge of pushing for an invasion of the middle eastern country.
Mr Gravel made the shocking claim during a discussion with RT Questionmore host Afshin Rattansi, who asked: “You have called firing Mr Bolton wonderful news for a safer world.
“What do you make of the media already criticising Donald Trump for sacking John Bolton as the 27th national security advisor.
“Joe Scarborough on MSNBC, backers of Biden saying Bolton wouldn’t cozy up to America’s enemies like the President would, that is why he went.”
Mr Gravel said: “It is an embarrassment of the democratic leadership, it really is.
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Mike Gravel argued Donald Trump made the right decision firing John Bolton (Image: Getty)
Mike Gravel insisited John Bolton was a warmonger and dangerous to Peace (Image: RT)
“Bolton was probably the most significant warmonger in recent history.
“To be able to give