President Trump tweeted Tuesday that he had asked National Security Adviser John Bolton for his resignation on Monday evening. "I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House," Trump wrote. "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." Bolton disputed Trump's telling, saying he resigned without being asked. Bolton was hired as national security adviser in April 2018. Previous reporting suggested Bolton was at odds with Trump in handling everything from tensions in Venezuela to peace negotiations in Afghanistan. Trump said he would name a replacement "next week."
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