Trump names five contenders to replace John Bolton

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President Trump on Tuesday named five finalists to replace former national security adviser John Bolton, a list that included Vice President Pence’s top aide on national security.

Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump said the top candidates are Fred Fleitz, Bolton’s former chief of staff and a former CIA analyst; former deputy national security adviser Rick Waddell; Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty, the undersecretary for nuclear security at the Department of Energy; Army Gen. Keith Kellogg, Pence’s national security adviser; and Robert O’Brien, special envoy for hostage affairs at the State Department.

Via The Hill

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