John Bolton Breaks Silence After Trump Fired Him

President Trump on Monday fires National Security Advisor John Bolton, citing “disagreed strongly” on many issues.

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…. ” – Trump tweeted.

He continued, “ ….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.

Bolton’s departure comes as he was expected to hold a joint press conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

Once the news was out, Bolton offered this description of his resignation.

I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, “Let’s talk about it tomorrow.”” – Bolton tweeted.

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