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Another National Security Shakeup at White House

Cortney O’Brien, K. T. McFarland will be stepping down as White House Deputy National Security Adviser, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.  McFarland, who before joining the Trump administration served as a Fox News contributor, has instead been asked to serve as ambassador to Singapore. Trump’s national security team has been a source of controversy since February, when then-National Security

Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council

President Trump’s controversial chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, was removed from the National Security Council on Wednesday, Fox News confirmed. Bannon was put on the NSC’s “Principles Committee” as check on former National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn to make sure Flynn carried through with a directive to depoliticize the NSC, a senior administration official

Trump selects Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

President Trump on Monday tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a warrior-scholar deemed an expert in counter insurgency, to be the director of the White House’s National Security Council. The 54-year-old McMaster replaces retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as the president’s national security adviser. Flynn was forced to resign after lying about talking to

White House Narrows Search for Flynn Replacement

Kathryn Blackhurst, Preibus slams reports of staffing concerns among leading contenders, ‘not based on fact’. The search to replace former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn following his resignation Feb. 13 has been the subject of intense media speculation. As the president narrows down his search he promised that all of the candidates