WATCH: John Bolton, Former National Security Advisor, Talks “Coups” and “Critic Snowflakes”

Gage Skidmore

On Tuesday, John Bolton, former national security advisor for the Trump Administration, casually mentioned to CNN’s Jake Tapper that he knew a thing or two about coup d’état since he had planned them, “not here but elsewhere.”

Bolton also noted people were too quick to label the Jan. 6 riot a coup that Trump and his supporters attempted. He continued his argument by indicating the former president was “incapable of pulling off a carefully planned coup d’état.”

On Wednesday, while appearing on Newsmax, the former national security advisor blasted his critics as “snowflakes” for not understanding what it took to “protect the United States.” He refused to comment on specifics but emphasized that a president of the U.S. that wasn’t willing to do whatever it takes to protect the interests of the U.S. “needed counseling.”

Bolton warned that the Jan. 6 Committee was in danger of over-proving their point, consequently undermining their case.

He also served as the 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2005 to 2006. He served as the 26th United States National Security Advisor from 2018 to 2019.