Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

US President Donald Trump has fired his national security adviser John Bolton, he tweeted.

“I informed John Bolton that his services are no longer needed by the White House. I did not agree with many of his proposals, as did many others in the administration,” he said. Trump explained that he asked Bolton to resign, which he did. Trump thanked Bolton for his service and promised to name a new adviser next week.


Bolton was a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush (2005-2006) and previously served as U.S. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security (2001-2005).

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