John Bolton Resigns As White House National Security Adviser – President Trump on Tuesday announced that he has asked national security adviser John Bolton to resign.
Trump Fired John Bolton | John Bolton Resigns As White House National Security Adviser:
Trump Fired John Bolton, 70, who served as White House National Security Adviser in tweets which came just one hour after the White House press office told Bolton was set to appear at a Tuesday press briefing alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
President Trump announced the departure of John R. Bolton as his national security adviser Tuesday on Twitter,
“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.”
The third person, John Bolton, to hold the job as White House National Security Adviser since the beginning of the Trump administration. responded, “I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, “Let’s talk about it tomorrow.”
John Bolton, 70, wrote, “I hereby resign, effective immediately, as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Thank you for having afforded me this opportunity to serve our country.”
White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley told, “John Bolton’s priorities and policies just don’t line up with the President’s and any sitting president has the right to put someone in that position that can carry out his agenda. That became no longer tenable so the President made a change.”
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told, “I knew there were some concerns about the whole Taliban meeting but I didn’t know for sure.”
“He has strong views on things but that’s OK. I actually temper John, which is pretty amazing,” President Trump said on May 9. “I’m the one that tempers him. That’s OK. I have different sides. I have John Bolton and other people that are a little more dovish than him. I like John.”
Who Will Replace John Bolton As White House National Security Adviser:
The New York Times Reported expanding list of possibilities for the next the fourth national security adviser of the Trump administration, included
Fred Fleitz, 57, National Security Council Chief of Staff.
Keith Kellogg, 75, a United States government official and a retired Lieutenant General in the United States Army.
Jack Keane, 76, a retired American four-star general and former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
Robert Blair, an adviser to Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff.
Robert C. O’Brien, the administration’s hostage envoy who called Mr. Trump the greatest hostage negotiator in American history.
Charles M. Kupperman, 68, the current United States Deputy National Security Advisor for President Donald Trump.
Stephen E. Biegun, 56, an American businessman and diplomat serving as the United States Special Representative for North Korea.
Brian H. Hook, 51, an American lawyer and government official. As of 2019, he serves as U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He previously served as the Director of Policy Planning under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Douglas Macgregor, a U.S. Army Colonel, author, and consultant.
….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
— Douglas Macgregor (@MacgregorDoug) September 11, 2019
It was great to meet with my Ukrainian national security and defense colleagues in Kyiv. The discussions clearly show that we share a common commitment to preserving Ukraine’s security and sovereignty, and to ensuring it is not subject to Chinese economic exploitation. pic.twitter.com/HdWjO9FrQU
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) August 28, 2019