Trump names hostage envoy Robert O'Brien as next national security adviser

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McKinney the announcement today that a new national security adviser is joining the trump administration Robert obrien steps into the role of national security adviser as the trump administration is facing several critical foreign policy challenges Iran and North Korea at the top of the list and just before president trump heads to the United Nations for next week's major gathering of world leaders o'brien a lawyer has been the state department's hostage negotiator and is close to secretary of state my palm halo he was recently dispatched by the White House to Sweden to secure the release of rap artist a separate archy o'brien does not need Senate confirmation the president can choose his own national security

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