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John Bolton doubles down on Trump's Iran tweet

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John Bolton. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Trump's national security adviser John Bolton issued a statement to reporters reiterating the president's fury at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, which was expressed in a late Sunday night tweet.

"I spoke to the President over the last several days, and President Trump told me that if Iran does anything at all to the negative, they will pay a price like few countries have ever paid before."
— John Bolton

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