Donald Trump Announces Firing of National Security Chief John Bolton

AFP

Washington, September 10: President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced he has fired his hawkish national security advisor John Bolton, saying he disagreed "strongly" with his positions.

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"I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning," Trump announced on Twitter.

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"I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House." Trump said he would name a replacement next week.