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Ex-Trump official says he saw no improper calls to leaders

Oct. 10, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former national security adviser to President Donald Trump said Thursday that he never witnessed any improper solicitation of foreign leaders when he served in the administration. Retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said he listened to most calls and meetings with foreign leaders while he...

The DIY foreign policy president: Bolton ouster confirms it

Sep. 11, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has said he doesn't mind if the U.S. is on its own in the world. Now, it seems he doesn't mind running American foreign policy on his own as well. With the ouster of John Bolton as his national security adviser, the president has again pushed away an experienced hand in...

Inside Bolton's exit: Mongolia, a mustache, a tweet

Sep. 11, 2019 8:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Bolton was in Mongolia. More than 1,200 miles (1,930 kilometers) away, President Donald Trump orchestrated an image for the world's front pages by becoming the first U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, shaking hands with Kim Jong Un on the north side of the demilitarized zone....

Trump ousts hawkish Bolton, dissenter on foreign policy

Sep. 10, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had strong disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. The sudden shake-up marked the latest departure of a prominent voice of dissent...

A look at John Bolton's tenure in Trump administration

Sep. 10, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

John Bolton's tenure as President Donald Trump's national security adviser included disagreements on several key policy issues, including relations with Iran and North Korea. During his year and a half at the White House, Bolton had particular success in shaping the administration's policies toward the United...