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John Bolton out as national security adviser, Trump tweets services no longer 'needed'

Sep 11, 2019 - The Washington Times
Board and Executive Moves

President Trump on Tuesday jettisoned John R. Bolton, his third national security adviser in three years, after multiple clashes over policy and tactics even as the White House grapples foreign policy challenges with Venezuelan and North Korean strongmen, Iran's nuclear defiance and fears of renewed violence in the endless Afghanistan War.

The confusion of the day extended to the process that led to the hawkish, mustachioed adviser's downfall. Mr. Bolton insisted he had tendered his resign...