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4 Senior Staff Join White House’s National Security Council

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has announced the appointment of David Cattler, John Eisenberg, Kevin Harrington and Kenneth Juster to the National Security Council.

The White House said Thursday that Cattler will serve as deputy assistant to the president for regional affairs; Eisenberg was named deputy counsel for national security affairs; and Harrington will work as deputy assistant for strategic planning.

Juster was appointed deputy assistant to the president for international economic affairs.

“I’m incredibly excited about working with this talented group,” Flynn said.

“With their diverse backgrounds in in business, law, technology, government, the military and the intelligence community, they bring a wealth of experience and fresh ideas to the table,” he added.

Cattler brings to NSC more than 20 years of intelligence community and Defense Department leadership experience that include roles as national intelligence manager for the Near East and principal deputy national intelligence officer for military issues at the National Intelligence Council.

Eisenberg, a former senior national security official at the Justice Department, will also serve as NSC legal adviser.

He previously worked as deputy assistant attorney general in the office of legal counsel and associate deputy attorney general at DoJ.

Harrington previously served as managing director and head of research at San Francisco-based macro hedge fund Thiel Macro.

Juster will manage the White House’s international economic policy and serve as President Donald Trump’s representative and lead U.S. negotiator for the annual G-7, G-20 and APEC summits under his new role.

His government career includes time as under secretary of commerce, acting counselor of the State Department and deputy and senior adviser to the deputy secretary of state.

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