Pres. Trump dismisses Natl. Security Adviser John Bolton

President Donald Trump has dismissed his national security adviser, John Bolton.

John Bolton

The President announced his decision by tweet Tuesday morning.

Saying he had disagreed “strongly”with many of Bolton’s suggestions, Mr. Trump said he asked for Bolton’s resignation Monday evening, and received it Tuesday morning.

“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….

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 10, 2019

“….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

The President says he plans to name a new national security adviser next week.

This story is still developing. More details as they become available on and on NBC Nightly News and NewsCenter1 this evening.

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