John Bolton Out As National Security Adviser

Headline Roundup September 10th, 2019

President Donald Trump announced that he fired National Security Adviser John Bolton Tuesday morning. Conversely, Bolton tweeted that he offered his resignation Monday night. Bolton was the longest serving National Security adviser in the Trump White House.

Many media voices, particularly in the left and center, were critical of the job turnover within the Trump administration.

John Bolton Out As National Security Adviser

From the Center
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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he fired national security advisor John Bolton, saying on Twitter that Bolton had “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.”

But minutes later, Bolton in his own tweet said he “offered to resign” Monday night — and that Trump told him, “Let’s talk about it tomorrow.”

“I offered to resign last night. He never asked for it, directly or indirectly,” Bolton said in a later text to NBC News.

“I slept on it, and resigned this morning.”

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From the Left
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Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he had fired his national security adviser John Bolton, in what is the latest indication of unrest and tension inside the president’s national security team.

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

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From the Right
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President Trump on Tuesday announced that he had fired embattled National Security Advisor John Bolton.

“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,” Trump wrote in a pair of tweets....

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