John Bolton is out.
Trump announced on Tuesday that he had fired his national security adviser, saying they “strongly disagreed” on major issues.
Bolton disputed Trump’s version of events, however, saying he resigned.
Regardless of how it happened, Bolton, a leading foreign policy hawk, is now out of the administration.
Bolton took over the role of national security adviser in April 2018. He was a surprise pick at the time, with a world view seemingly ill-fit to the president’s isolationist “America First” pronouncements.
Prior to becoming Trump’s national security adviser, Bolton was Fox News commentator. He served as US ambassador to the UN from August 2005 to December 2006 and under secretary of state from 2001 to 2005.
Bolton also served under the administrations of