politics
The Ouster of John Bolton
Sep 11, 2019 at 01:46 AM

The Quick Facts

  • On Tuesday, September 10th, John Bolton was ousted from his position as National Security Advisor in the Trump Administration.
  • Bolton is known for his hawkish views, especially on topics like Iran, North Korea, and Afghanistan.
  • President Trump and Bolton give different accounts of recent events. Trump tweeted that he asked for Bolton's resignation due to disagreements. Bolton asserts that he volunteered his resignation to the President.
  • President Trump is now looking for his fourth National Security Advisor in under three years. Before Bolton, Michael Flynn and H.R. McMaster held the position in the Trump Administration.

Food For Thought

Is the ouster of National Security Advisor John Bolton a good or bad thing?

Share this Topic

The New York Times

How John Bolton Broke the National Security Council

Reader Highlights

Readers submitted these quotes as representative "highlights" from this op-ed:

What do you think of this point of view?

Vote to see how others feel.
  • agree
  • disagree
  • undecided

Share this page

Chicago Tribune

Good riddance to John Bolton — an arrogant, reckless national security adviser

Steve Chapman
View Original Article
Reader Highlights

Readers submitted these quotes as representative "highlights" from this op-ed:

What do you think of this point of view?

Vote to see how others feel.
  • agree
  • disagree
  • undecided

Share this page

National Review

President Trump & John Bolton -- Trump, Fed Up with His Own Advisors -- Again

Jim Geraghty
View Original Article
Reader Highlights

Readers submitted these quotes as representative "highlights" from this op-ed:

What do you think of this point of view?

Vote to see how others feel.
  • agree
  • disagree
  • undecided

Share this page

The Wall Street Journal

John Bolton Resigns

The Editorial Board
View Original Article
Reader Highlights

Readers submitted these quotes as representative "highlights" from this op-ed:

What do you think of this point of view?

Vote to see how others feel.
  • agree
  • disagree
  • undecided

Share this page

Click a square to view opinions.
Critical of Bolton
Supportive of Bolton