Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert resigns

  • Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert resigns

Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert resigns

U.S. media reports say Bossert resigned at the request of Trump's new national security adviser, John Bolton, who officially assumed his post on Monday.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said Mr Bossert had resigned.

Bolton started as the White House's national security adviser on Monday, succeeding H.R. McMaster, who departed on Friday.

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Previous national security advisers Michael Flynn and H.R. McMaster, ex-White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, communications director Anthony Scaramucci and economic adviser Gary Cohn have also left their posts in the past year.

Michael Anton, who served as a spokesman for the National Security Council, resigned on Sunday.

The White House announced the resignation on Tuesday.

A source close to Bossert told NBC News that the adviser was unware of any intention at the White House to seek his resignation, and that he had no plans for the move. -Mexican border and urging caution in regards to Syria. "These are disgusting footage [from the alleged attack]". "I'm pretty comfortable with the President's view of that, but it's a little different".

Bossert, a White House point person on terror and cyber threat issues also helped spearhead the administration's response to last year's headline-grabbing hurricanes in Houston, Texas, in Puerto Rico, and Florida.

The Trump administration has seen record turnover at all levels.

There has been a steady stream of departures from the Trump administration in 2018 alone - Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, Gary Cohn as chief economic adviser, McMaster as NSA, David Shulkin as veteran affairs secretary and Hope Hicks as communications director.