President Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton

In this May 1, 2019 file photo, National security adviser John Bolton talks to reporters outside the White House in Washington. Trump says he fired national security adviser John Bolton, says they 'disagreed strongly' on many issues. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton.

President Trump tweeted Tuesday 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.

President Trump tweeted that he "disagreed strongly" with many of Bolton's suggestions, "as did others in the administration."

Bolton responded to the firing on twitter saying he had offered to resign last night and the President told him they would "talk about it tomorrow."


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