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Petraeus was being considered as successor to Flynn for national security adviser

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Former Central Intelligence Agency Director General David Petraeus was among those considered to be the successor to Mike Flynn as national security advisor. 57 more words

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A top aide denied Sunday that President Donald Trump is having difficulty filling the key post of national security advisor because of White House moves to politicize the office. 372 more words

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President Trump Will Interview Four Potential National Security Advisors

Correction appended, Feb. 22, 2017

President Trump is holding interviews with four finalists this weekend to replace former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn, the White House said Saturday. 372 more words

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Good Afternoon!!

It’s day 29 of the illegimate presidency of Donald tRump and the chaos continues unabated. There are hundreds of stories I could share with you today, and it’s difficult to figure out which is most worthy of attention. 1,885 more words

U.S. Politics

How Spooks Played the Game: 'Kill Mike Flynn'

‘The knives are out.’

Richard Pollock reports: National Security Advisor Gen. Michael T. Flynn (ret.) — who resigned Monday — was the victim of a “hit job” launched by intelligence operatives, Obama government holdovers and former Obama national security officials, according to former intelligence officials who spoke with The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group. 510 more words

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President Trump Is Angry About Leaks That Led to Michael Flynn's Resignation

After the messy and high-profile resignation of Michael Flynn, the president and at least one key congressional Republican have directed their ire at the leaks that exposed the now-former National Security Advisor’s clandestine conversations with Russian officials. 361 more words

Petraeus, Kellogg, Harward: Meet potential Flynn replacements

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Michael Flynn tendered his resignation as national security adviser on Monday night, creating an opening in one of the most important positions in the White House. 635 more words

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