Trump names five contenders to replace John Bolton

epa07847570 US President Donald J. Trump speaks to the media before embarking on a West Coast swing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC USA, 16 September 2019. Trump spoke about the attack on a Saudi oil facilities, saying it 'looks like' Iran is responsible for the attack. EPA-EFE/JIM LO SCALZO

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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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