Bolton’s influence waned the moment he became National Security Adviser

Washington (CNN)For John Bolton, it was almost destined to end this way. Couldn’t agree to disagree A Republican fixture for decades in Washington, Bolton’s reputation is as someone who prefers to speak his mind, not get in line. That certainly held true during his time in the Trump administration. After months of tension, the last straw for Bolton appears to be a dispute over Afghanistan on the eve of the anniversary of 9/11. A notable War on Terror hawk, Bolton opposed Trump’s idea to meet with Taliban officials this week at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland. That prompted a heated argument between Bolton and the President Monday night, as CNN reported. Bolton claims he offered to resign, while …