Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton were both opposed to a plan to meet with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s president at Camp David, NBC News reported Monday. Bolton was reportedly vehemently opposed to the proposal, while officials at the State Department argued it could move the parties closer to an agreement.
Pence also made a case against holding the meeting at Camp David, officials told NBC. Bolton and Pence were in Warsaw together around the time of the reported internal discussions. A spokesman for Pence disputed the NBC report.
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