9/13, 12:12 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Pompeo not to assume natl security advisor role - Trump

United States President Donald Trump ruled out the possibility of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assuming the role of national security adviser following the dismissal of John Bolton.

Trump denied reports that Pompeo could add the security adviser role to his current job, stressing that Pompeo "likes the idea of having someone in there with him, and I do too."

The administration is considering 15 possible candidates to replace Bolton, Trump added. He stated the decision on the issue is likely to be announced next week. Trump also claimed the national security advisor job is an easy one as he is the one that "makes all the decisions."

Breaking the News / NP