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John Bolton 'embarrassed' by low price offered to assassinate him

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton was offered a low price by Iranian military operatives to assassinate him., joking that he was "embarrassed" by the $300,000 price tag.

In his CNN Situation His Room interview on Wednesday, Bolton was asked about a failed murder plot for hire.

"Well, it was so cheap it was embarrassing. I thought it would be more expensive, but maybe it was an exchange rate issue or something," Bolton quipped. rice field.

Bolton added that he "had a general understanding of what the threat was," but said he was unaware of many of the details.

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it had indicted Shahram Poursafi, 45, a member of Iran's notorious Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

He allegedly replaced former President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor, possibly in retaliation for the US killing of his IRGC chief Qassem Soleimani in January 2020. accused of attacking.

Shahram Poursafi, 45, a member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), has been accused of putting a hit on Bolton.

Poursafi provided material support to cross-border murder plots. was charged with using an interstate commerce facility to commit murder-renting. he is on the run