US President Donald Trump dismissed his national security adviser John Bolton on Monday evening. That is what Trump says on Twitter on Tuesday.

Trump says he and his government disagreed with many of Bolton's suggestions and asked him to submit his resignation.

This happened on Tuesday morning (local time). Next week Trump will appoint a new safety adviser.

Bolton was the successor to Herbert McMaster, who was fired in March 2018. McMaster is said to be too rigid according to Trump and his briefings were too long.

McMaster himself succeeded Michael Flynn, who had to leave shortly after taking office. Flynn is said to have misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

Bolton is a former UN ambassador. His television appearances would have made a good impression on Trump at the time and the president enjoyed Bolton's company.

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 ....

Avatar AuthorrealDonaldTrumpMoment of places15: 58 - 10 September 2019

.... John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much for his service. I will be taking on a new National Security Advisor next week.

Avatar AuthorrealDonaldTrumpMoment of places15: 58 - 10 September 2019


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