WASHINGTON (AP) – Trump says he fired national security adviser John Bolton, says they `disagreed strongly’ on many issues.
Trump tweeted Tuesday, September 10, that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed at the White House.
He says Bolton submitted his resignation on Tuesday morning.
Trump tweeted that he “disagreed strongly” with many of Bolton’s suggestions, “as did others in the administration.”
….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.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 10, 2019
Bolton responded in a tweet this morning saying he offered to resign last night.
I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, “Let’s talk about it tomorrow.”
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) September 10, 2019