John Bolton, national security adviser, uses a mobile phone outside the West Wing of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Why Donald Trump and John Bolton parted ways

  • The US president says he fired his national security adviser. John Bolton says he resigned. Either way, their conflict was deep – and irreconcilable
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John Bolton, national security adviser, uses a mobile phone outside the West Wing of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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National security adviser John Bolton speaks to reporters in November 2018. Photo: AP

John Bolton blindsided as Donald Trump announces on Twitter he’s fired as national security adviser

  • US president ‘disagreed strongly’ with top aide on many issues, with latest dispute arising over whether to hold secret summit at Camp David
  • Bolton says he had offered to resign on Monday, but Trump said ‘let’s talk about it tomorrow’
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National security adviser John Bolton speaks to reporters in November 2018. Photo: AP
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