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Reports: Michael Flynn Willing to Testify in Russian Election Interference Probe

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn seeks “immunity from prosecution” in exchange for testimony before House and Senate intelligence committees investigating Russia’s involvement in U.S. presidential electoral activities, Reuters reported Thursday. Eric Beech writes Flynn resigned last month amid reports that he gave top White House officials incomplete information about his …

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Lt. Gen. HR McMaster Named National Security Adviser

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, has been selected by President Donald Trump to serve as national security adviser, The New York Times reported Monday. Peter Baker and Michael Gordon write that McMaster, a West Point graduate, will continue to stay on active duty. McMaster is “a …

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36-Year Army Vet Keith Kellogg to Serve as Acting Natl Security Adviser

Keith Kellogg, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director of the C4 directorate at the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been appointed to serve as national security adviser on an acting basis, the White House announced Monday. President Donald Trump made the appointment shortly after his former national security adviser Michael …

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National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns

Michael Flynn resigned as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser on Monday night amid reported concerns by White House officials about his communications with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., The New York Times reported Monday. The Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn has not been straightforward regarding the scope of …

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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 …

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Trump Appoints KT McFarland Deputy National Security Adviser

K.T. McFarland, former Fox News national security analyst, has been named deputy national security adviser under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, the transition team said Friday. McFarland held national security roles under the administrations of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. She also served as an aide to Henry Kissinger on the National …

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Reports: Donald Trump to Nominate Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA Chief

President-elect Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, as CIA director, the Washington Post reported Friday. David Nakamura and Elise Viebeck write Pompeo is a Harvard Law School and U.S. Military Academy graduate who was elected to the …

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CIA Vet Doug Wise to Join DIA as Deputy Director

Doug Wise, a veteran of leadership and operational roles at the CIA, will join the Defense Intelligence Agency as deputy director to succeed the retiring David Shedd. Wise will fully assume the new role in September following a transition period in August, DIA said Tuesday. “I had the privilege of working alongside …

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