David Ignatius: ‘McMaster Is The Real Deal’ [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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Washington Post columnist and editor David Ignatius heartily praised Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, Donald Trump’s new national security adviser on Tuesday’s broadcast of “Morning Joe.”


“General McMaster is the real deal, he is a warrior intellectual, a man who made his career speaking truth to power,” Ignatius stated. “He almost didn’t get promoted to brigadier general, he was passed over twice because he was his own person.”

“He spoke out. He wouldn’t play the promotion games.”

Ignatius called McMaster’s selection “a terrific choice.”

“When John McCain — your biggest critic — says you’ve made a good choice, President Trump, that’s a good sign,” he continued. “Too little experience in national security policy, but he’s a smart man and he’ll learn.”

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