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Trump Just Fired National Security Advisor John Bolton

“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.”

by Tim Hume
Sep 10 2019, 4:21pm

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton has become the latest senior White House official to be shown the door, with President Donald Trump announcing his departure on Twitter Tuesday.

“I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House,” Trump tweeted.

“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.”

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Cover: U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks to the media after his meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik via AP

This article originally appeared on VICE US.

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