Why Bolton’s Days Were Numbered From the Start
The marriage had long ago unraveled; the only question was when Trump would tweet the divorce.
“Those who work for President Donald Trump understand the basic bargain. They stay in the job only so long as Trump wants them around, and when he doesn’t, they’re liable to be booted in humiliating fashion.” Read
"The lesson is the Pompeo model is the only one that you need if you want to survive,"
. "That model is to be sycophantic toward Trump and never publicly or even internally disagree."
Daniel W. Drezner
“One by one, Trump has shed aides determined to push back when he follows his gut instincts.”