Bolton Boltin'

The Way That Trump Just Ousted Bolton Was Way More Brutal Than His Usual Twitter Firings

National Security Advisor John Bolton attends a media briefing during the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
September 10, 2019 1:21 p.m.

Even when President Trump has obvious, well-documented beefs with officials in his administration, he often graces those he’s ousting with a few nice words and the appearance of goodwill on Twitter.

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