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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