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Pence picks Kellogg to serve as national security adviser

Apr. 23, 2018 6:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has chosen retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, a top official with the National Security Council, to serve as his national security adviser. Pence selected Kellogg, a national security aide to President Donald Trump, to fill the role after his top choice, Jon...

Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

Apr. 21, 2018 2:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley's rejoinder to...

Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

Apr. 20, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley's rejoinder to...

John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

Apr. 20, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — John Bolton is putting his stamp on the National Security Council, announcing Friday that Mira Ricardel will be joining the group as deputy national security adviser. Ricardel has served three administrations, working for the departments of state, defense, and commerce and...

Death of former Trump advisor's father labeled suspicious

Apr. 19, 2018 11:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Law enforcement and Pennsylvania Health Department officials are investigating the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, at a Philadelphia senior care facility. The 84-year-old McMaster, a retired U.S. Army officer, died...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Apr. 12, 2018 2:42 PM EDT

Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017. __April 12: Deputy national security adviser Ricky Waddell __April 11: Deputy national security adviser Nadia Schadlow __April 10: Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert __April 8: National Security...

Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

Apr. 12, 2018 8:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia collusion probe. The Stormy Daniels allegations. Escalating tension with Moscow. The tempests that have buffeted the White House for months merged into a maelstrom this week and threatened to engulf President Donald Trump, who on Wednesday railed against members of the Justice...

Tempests buffeting White House now threaten to engulf Trump

Apr. 11, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia collusion probe. The Stormy Daniels allegations. The escalating tension with Moscow. The tempests that have separately buffeted the White House for months merged into a maelstrom this week and threatened to engulf President Donald Trump, who on Wednesday railed against members...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Apr. 11, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017. __April 11: Deputy national security adviser Nadia Schadlow __April 10: Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert __April 8: National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton __March 28: Veterans Affairs...

Another high-ranking official leaves NSC

Apr. 11, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another high-ranking National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House as new National Security Adviser John Bolton makes his mark. Nadia Schadlow tendered her resignation in a letter Tuesday. It's effective April 27. The deputy national security adviser for strategy was a...