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tv   U.S. Senate Sen. Mc Connell on John Bolton Firing  CSPAN  September 12, 2019 4:40am-4:44am EDT

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i will have some very strong rules and regulations. most importantly, i think we are going to have some very important information come out very shortly. okay? and we will be reporting that over the next couple of weeks. i want to thank you and , commissioner, i want to thank you very much. thank you very much. thank you, everybody. >> thank you, guys. >> thanks. [chatter] announcer: senate majority leader mitch mcconnell offered support for fired national security adviser john bolton, but said president trump should have the person he wants in his position. mr. bolton was fired on tuesday. now, on another matter, as he departs the position of national security advisor, i want to thank ambassador john bolton for his many years of valuable service to our country. personally, i have always appreciated john's candor and clear advice. he possesses something crucial -- the ability to understand the world the way it
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is. he knows there are many threats to american interests and that those threats will not recede if we retreat. he understands that american leadership is essential to keeping these threats and enemies at bay and that our partners and allies rarely act without us. john appreciates the need to stand up to adversaries like putin's russia, approach them from a position of strength, and hold them accountable for their lies and their misdeeds. i wish him well wherever his career next takes him. of course the president deserves to choose his own team, and he has assembled a strong one. he and our nation are well served by leaders like secretary pompeo, expect esper and director haspel. these national security leaders
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have been chosen by the ♪ announcer: c-span's washington journal. live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. coming up this morning, pennsylvania democrat congresswoman susan wilde discusses her push for mental health care legislation in the wake of her partners suicide earlier this year. also, the ceo of the climate leadership council, a group backed by major oil and power companies, talks about his organization's support of a carbon tax. watch washington journal live at 7:00 eastern this morning. join the discussion. . announcer: here's a look at our live coverage thursday. on c-span, the house returns at 9:00 a.m. to consider a bill that would prohibit oil and gas exploration and alaska's arctic
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national wildlife refuge. house minority leader kevin mccarthy holds a news conference in baltimore where house republicans are meeting on their annual retreat. later in the day, president trump will speak at a g.o.p. gathering live at 7:00 p.m. eastern. the senate is back at 10:00 a.m. eastern to vote on executive nominations. on c-span3, the house judiciary committee meets at 8:00 a.m. to consider procedures on future hearings on possible articles of impeachment against president trump. next, a hearing examining the effects of trauma on children and their development. the house education and labor subcommittee on early childhood, hosted the event. witnesses included school administrators from west virginia, illinois, and oklahoma. the committee also heard from california's surgeon general. this is two hours and 15 minutes.

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