Trump Reportedly Fired John Bolton For Leaking Story About Nuking Hurricanes
CBS News reported this week that former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s departure from the Trump administration might have had something to do with embarrassing the president.
According to three sources who spoke with CBS News White House correspondent Major Garrett, President Donald Trump believed that Bolton or someone close to him had leaked a story to the press regarding Trump’s question about nuking hurricanes.
The issue was described as the main irritation Trump had with his national security adviser.
Though Trump indicated on Tuesday that he had asked for Bolton’s resignation, Bolton immediately claimed that this was untrue, saying the decision to step down was his own.