Bolton: NK Trying to Buy Time While They Make Progress on Nuclear Weapons Program

John Bolton calls this a head fake...'There's a sucker born every minute'

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton downplayed the prospect of an agreement for North Korea to freeze or give up its nuclear weapons program.

Trump took to Twitter Tuesday morning to hail "possible progress" and stated that the U.S. is "ready to go hard in either direction!"

A South Korean delegation met with Kim Jong Un over the past 2 days, reporting that Kim is open to  talks with the U.S. on denuclearization. Kim is also said to have committed to not using nuclear or conventional weapons against Seoul and potentially giving up the nuclear program if "threats" against the regime subside.

On Fox News, Bolton expressed serious doubts about the North's sincerity, characterizing it as a strategic move so they can push across the finish line on a nuclear missile that can reach the United States.
"The only thing North Korea is serious about is getting deliverable nuclear weapons," he said, questioning why Pyongyang would stop just a "few yards away from the finish line in year 26."

Watch Bolton's take on North Korea here: