Three of the major news stories of the week are: the firing/resignation of John Bolton, precipitated by a Trump-concocted plan to ease Iran sanctions in order to facilitate a meeting with Iran’s Pres. Rouhani; and Israeli prime minister, Bibi Netanyahu’s exposure of an alleged Iranian secret nuclear facility.
After months of increasing friction between Trump and his national security advisor, Bolton tendered his resignation. The president suggested that they both “sleep on it” and revisit the issue later. The next morning Bolton followed through and submitted a written resignation. Which spurred Trump to tweet that he’d fired his fiery hawk advisor.
As background, it was Bolton who urged Trump to initiate a coup against the Maduro government