Trump replaces McMaster with Bolton as national security adviser

Trump announced Thursday he will be replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton.

The president wrote in a tweet that Bolton, the hawkish former Bush administration official, will take over for McMaster on April 9.

“I am pleased to announce that, effective 4/9/18, @AmbJohnBolton will be my new National Security Advisor. I am very thankful for the service of General H.R. McMaster who has done an outstanding job & will always remain my friend,"

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