President Donald Trump says he informed Bolton last night that “his services were no longer needed in the White House” — though Bolton claims he offered to resign. What’s known for sure is that the two men fundamentally disagreed over the role the U.S. should play in the world, with Bolton often pushing for a more aggressive stance against Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan. He’s now the third national security adviser to depart the Trump administration.
How are people responding? Both Republicans and Democrats celebrating Bolton’s exit, highlighting his somewhat controversial reputation in Washington.