White House denies national security advisor McMaster set to exit

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster a three-star Army general is being shoved aside according to reports

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster a three-star Army general is being shoved aside according to reports

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, who has always been the subject of rumors about his ouster, is in real jeopardy of losing his job, sources tell CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett. CNN reported last week that the Pentagon was looking for a military job for McMaster. "There are no personnel announcements at this time". Catz was on President Trump's transition team, and was previously mentioned as a potential Director of National Intelligence.

"He still has confidence in General McMaster", Sanders said during a briefing. There have been months of strained relations between President Donald Trump and McMaster.

The Thursday report suggested that McMaster will soon be replaced by Ford executive Stephen Biegun, who served in the George W. Bush administration.

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Oracle CEO Safra Catz, former United Nations ambassador John Bolton and Ford Motors vice president of global government affairs Stephen Biegun.

Michael Anton, spokesman for the National Security Council, said he just met with Mr. Trump and McMaster.

Biegun now works at Ford Motor Company, and a spokesman told NBC "Steve has no plans to leave". While chatter of McMaster's departure has persisted for months, there now appears to be a scaled-up effort to locate a replacement. When Trump addressed the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit a year ago, the draft of his remarks approved by McMaster explicitly reaffirmed America's commitment to Article 5. Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned amid controversy over his contact with Russian officials within a month of taking the job.

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During an interview Friday on Fox News, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "General McMaster is not going anywhere." she said.

President Donald Trump is believed to have berated McMaster on several occasions, including one instance during which he complained McMaster droned on during meetings. Four senior administration officials told Reuters on the condition of anonymity that both Kelly and McMaster might resign at any time.

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