President Trump blasted his former national security adviser John Bolton from the White House on Wednesday, saying he had been fired after making “some very big mistakes” and that he did not get along with others in the administration.
In a public rebuke of his top aide, Trump said Bolton had “set us back” and that the adviser had disagreed with the president on various national security issues. Trump later belittled Bolton as “Mr. Tough Guy.”
“John wasn’t in line with what we were doing and actually in some cases he thought it was too tough what we were doing,” he said. “Mr. Tough Guy, you know, you had to go into Iraq. Going into Iraq was something he felt very strongly about.”
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