President Trump fired National Security Advisor John Bolton Monday evening and made the announcement Tuesday morning.
Trump said he “disagreed strongly” with many of Bolton’s suggestions.
“I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much for his service. I will be naming a new National Security Advisor next week,” Trump said.
….I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much for his service. I will be naming a new National Security Advisor next week.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 10, 2019
John Bolton fired off a tweet Tuesday shortly after the president made the announcement.
I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, "Let's talk about it tomorrow."
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) September 10, 2019
John Bolton served as National Security Advisor under President Trump after General H.R. McMaster was forced out of the position in March of 2018.
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