Breaking: Trump Fires National Security Advisor John Bolton over Disagreements on ‘Many Issues’
While some political analysts say this has been months in the making, President Trump has asked his National Security Advisor John Bolton to hand in his resignation.
Although specific details on how the matter unfolded, analysts say this comes after a divide on holding conversations with the Taliban, as well as how to handle lucrative foreign policy matters such as Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan.
In an interesting “conversation” on twitter, President Trump tweeted a two part message that read:
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.
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….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 10, 2019
Interestingly, within fifteen minutes of President Trump’s tweet, John Bolton posted his take on twitter insinuating that he was willing to resign but Trump took measures to fire him instead. Bolton tweeted, “I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, ‘Let’s talk about it tomorrow.”
I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, “Let’s talk about it tomorrow.”
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) September 10, 2019
It appears as though the President chose not have that conversation, and instead announced his firing of Bolton today on twitter.