Sunday, February 19, 2017

White House Fires Senior National Security Council Aide After Criticising President Trump



Politico: White House dismisses NSC aide after harsh criticism of Trump

Official complained about the president at a closed-door think tank gathering.

The White House abruptly dismissed a senior National Security Council aide on Friday after receiving reports that he had publicly laced into the president and his senior aides, including son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump at an event hosted by a Washington think tank.

The aide, Craig Deare, was serving as the NSC's senior director for Western Hemisphere Affairs. Earlier in the week, at a private, off-the-record roundtable hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center for a group of about two dozen scholars, Deare harshly criticized the president and his chief strategist Steve Bannon and railed against the dysfunction paralyzing the Trump White House, according to a source familiar with the situation.

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WNU Editor: He was recruited to his position by recently fired National Security adviser Michael Flynn. I guess he was pissed with what had happened to Michael Flynn.

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2 comments:

James said...

Internal disciplinary action in a very public way.

fred lapides said...

"A superior leader can learn from underlings who explain discontent"---sage from Connecticut