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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton.

A former NSC official revealed stunning details of a meeting at the heart of Trump’s quid pro quo that ended with John Bolton storming out

"You go and tell Eisenberg that I am not part of whatever drug deal Sondland and Mulvaney are cooking up on this," Bolton said, according to Hill.
The new US national security adviser Robert C O'Brien.

Trump’s new national security adviser is a ‘nice guy’, but poorly equipped for one of the toughest jobs in the White House, sources ...

Trump lauded O'Brien for his 38-0 negotiation record, but US and European officials feel the new national security adviser will be treading water.

Since right after World War II, the president’s national security adviser has an unparalleled ability to influence events worldwide

The influence of national security advisers has largely depended on the dynamic between them and the president they served under.
US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien arrives at the district court, during the third day of A$AP Rocky's trial, in Stockholm, Sweden August 2, 2019.

Trump’s new national security adviser is the hostage negotiator he sent to Sweden for A$AP Rocky’s trial

Robert O'Brien made headlines over the summer after Trump sent him to Sweden amid the rapper A$AP Rocky's trial on assault charges.
National Security Advisor John Bolton (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a meeting of his cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton, saying he ‘disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions’

President Donald Trump cited strong disagreements he had with the national security adviser John Bolton's suggestions in announcing his dismissal.
US President Donald Trump gestures during a joint-press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

Trump keeps complaining that he never suggested destroying hurricanes with bombs, but there’s reportedly a White House memo that proves he said ...

"I stand by every word in the story," Jonathan Swan, the reporter behind the story, tweeted Monday after repeated denials by President Donald Trump.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019.

The White House quietly appointed a new China director who could rattle Beijing and make a US-China trade deal even less likely

The National Security Council has hired Elnigar Iltebir, a Uighur-American, to direct its China policy. Uighurs face severe oppression in China.

Trump claimed he called off a military strike against Iran 10 minutes in advance. It reportedly happened hours ahead.

While Trump claimed he called off a military strike against Iran minutes before it was supposed to occur, he actually made the order hours in advance.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare coverage options for small businesses and workers during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2019.

Trump accuses The New York Times of ‘a virtual act of Treason’ for publishing a story saying the US is ramping up cyberattacks on Russia

The Times reported that some officials were reluctant to share certain details of the cyberattacks with Trump, out of concern about his reaction.

The White House reportedly blocked climate testimony warning of a ‘possibly catastrophic’ future because it didn’t ‘jibe’...

The Bureau of Intelligence and Research's testimony predicted that greenhouse gas emissions would contribute "significant" harm to the planet.