President Trump announced that he’ll replace his national security adviser HR McMaster with John Bolton, adding to the many shake-ups the White House.
With McMaster out, Trump’s bringing in John Bolton. Bolton was a proponent for the war in Iraq and favors war with North Korea and Iran.
The Dow closed down 724 points, or nearly 3 percent, after President Trump announced that he will impose billions of dollars in tariffs on Chinese imports.
New York Times columnist Nick Kristof wrote, “I have a grim feeling in my belly, a bit like I had in the run-up to the Iraq war, that we have a president who is leading us toward reckless, catastrophic conflict.”