A change at the White House

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From Tyler at Zero Hedge:

Trump Fires John Bolton After "Disagreeing Strongly With His Suggestions"
While there was some feverish speculation as to what an impromptu presser at 1:30pm with US Secretary of State Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and National Security Adviser Bolton would deliver, that was quickly swept aside moments later when Trump unexpectedly announced that he had fired Bolton as National Security Adviser, tweeting that he informed John Bolton "last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House" after "disagreeing strongly with many of his suggestions."

According to sources, while Trump had been growing displeased with Bolton's belligerent recommendations and overall demeanor (recall "Bolton 'Deep in His Heart' Believes Trump Is a 'Moron,' Former Aide Claims"), the tipping point happened when Bolton expressed his displeasure with Trump's impromptu invitation of the Taliban to Camp David on the week of the Sept 11 anniversary, a peace overture which as we reported over the weekend, collapsed in the last moment.

President Trump wanted to approach this as a business negotiation while Bolton wanted to through the full force and might of our military. He did great work as our United Nations ambassador but not so much as our Security Adviser.

I will be looking forward to reading his book when it comes out.

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Nobody asked me, but I'm changing my opinion of Mr. Trump from "Let's see" to "Ignoranus". You could look it up -

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