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Bolton texts Fox News hosts on air to dispute Trump’s account of his firing

Trump fires Bolton

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The tumultuous relationship between President Trump and his National Security Advisor, John Bolton, came to a head on Tuesday when Trump announced that Bolton’s “services” were “no longer needed.”

Only it appears that Bolton didn’t realize he was getting the boot until finding out on Twitter with the rest of the country:

Which had him rapidly firing off text messages to Fox News Hosts:

It is no secret that things haven’t been rosy between the two. Just last week, Bolton was excluded from the Taliban peace plan meetings.

Plus, Trump undermined Bolton’s work in the Ukraine by contradicting the National Security advisor’s assurances to the country’s leaders that aid from the US would intensify.

The Trump administration has been hinting that things were going sour between the two for a while, and apparently Bolton almost didn’t get the job because of his mustache.

This most recent departure is nothing new for the revolving door of the Trump administration, Bolton is just another name on a very long list:

But the Twitter drama surrounding this particular removal has led to plenty of online ridicule:

Now, all that’s left to do is to wait and see who will be taking Bolton’s spot…

More at NPR.

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