, the former national security adviser, told Attorney General that he was worried President had grown too friendly with the strongman leaders of China and Turkey, according to Bolton wrote that was obtained by The New York Times.

In the manuscript, Bolton reportedly recalled the attorney general responding that he, too, was concerned about Trump’s affinity for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Barr noted at the time that there were two Justice Department investigations into companies in the countries, and Bolton wrote that Barr was worried Trump’s fondness for the autocrats would make it seem as if the president was influencing what should be independent probes.

The report Monday is the second bombshell revelation from

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