Trump picks hostage negotiator O'Brien for top security job
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing hardliner John Bolton who was fired abruptly last week after clashing with the president on a host of issues.
Trump Names Robert O'Brien
New National Security Adviser Previously, O'Brien was the
Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs. He takes over for John Bolton,
who was fired last week by
President Trump. The president confirmed O'Brien's hiring in
a new tweet. President Donald Trump, via...
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