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National Security Adviser John Bolton stands alongside US President Donald Trump as he speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 17, 2018.

Trump couldn’t handle that Bolton wasn’t a yes man, so he fired him

President Donald Trump fired John Bolton as national security adviser this week, citing strong disagreements between them.
U.S. President Donald Trump.

Trump’s former ghostwriter Tony Schwartz says Trump discards staff like ‘Kleenex filled with snot’

"Eventually the Kleenex is filled with snot, and you throw it out ... that's the way Trump treats everyone," Schwartz told The Post.
President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of September 11 attacks at the Pentagon.

Trump used his 9/11 speech to threaten terrorists with force even greater than ‘nuclear power’ if they attack the US again

President Donald Trump delivered a speech at the Pentagon to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Brian Kilmeade of Fox News received a text from John Bolton live on-air, in which the former national security adviser to the president hit back at the president's account of his departure.

John Bolton texted a Fox News host live on-air to dispute Trump’s claim he was fired as national security adviser

"Let's be clear. I resigned," Bolton texted Fox News host Brian Kilmeade while he was on-air presenting his show "Outnumbered" Tuesday.
National Security Advisor John Bolton (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a meeting of his cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.

John Bolton’s firing frees Trump to tear up his Iran policy, and pursue an unprecedented meeting with its president — at the risk of anger...

With John Bolton out, Trump could pursue a meeting with Iran's Hassan Rouhani. But this could anger some of his supporters, like Israel allies.
Tucker Carlson on his show Tuesday celebrated the ousting of hawkish national security adviser John Bolton.

Tucker Carlson took a victory lap over John Bolton’s ousting, after reports he lobbied Trump to fire him

On Tuesday, Carlson tore into Bolton, describing him as "a man of the left" and "one of the most progressive people in the Trump administration."
Former United States ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Iranian official mocks John Bolton after he’s ousted from Trump’s White House

"Need a mustache fashion Designer? @AmbJohnBolton is free right now," an Iranian official mused on Twitter.
President Trump.

Trump reportedly called H.R. McMaster and told him he missed him while getting fed up with John Bolton

President Donald Trump's reported outreach to McMaster apparently came as a surprise to those closest to the president.

Meet Charlie Kupperman, Trump’s acting national security adviser who advised a group that promotes anti-Muslim conspiracy theories

President Donald Trump named his deputy national security adviser, Charles Kupperman, to temporarily stand in for his outgoing adviser John Bolton.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump visits South Korea

Bolton’s 2-sentence resignation letter was shorter than Trump’s tweets firing him

Bolton's short resignation letter is emblematic of the terse nature of his departure from the White House, which did not occur under friendly terms.