John McEntee had served as Trump's personal assistant for three years, dating back to the early days of the 2016 presidential election, according to the Wall Street Journal. McEntee left without his belongings and wasn't even able to grab his jacket as he was escorted out of the White House and into the chilly environs outside. In the same 24 hours, he promptly received a new position in Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. The cause of the firing was an unspecified security issue, said a third White House official with knowledge of the situation.
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These and other moves boosted the number of USA troops in Afghanistan by at least 3,500 to a total of more than 14,000. The insurgent group has said it is prepared to negotiate, but only with the USA and not with the Kabul government.
McEntee has been one of Trump's few mainstays over his political career. McEntee was sacked on Monday over unspecified security concerns, according to a new report.
Cummings requested by March 27 McEntee's security clearance application, the FBI's investigative report on McEntee and all documents and communications related to discussions about McEntee and his access to sensitive or classified information.
Even though there are clear security issues with McEntee, that didn't stop him immediately joining the Trump re-election campaign, along with former Trump campaign spokesperson Katrina Pierson.
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Trump had scant words of praise for Tillerson , who had always been rumored to be about to be pushed out. The Trump administration did not officially second those findings.
McEntee managed to keep a low profile in a campaign and White House often embroiled in controversy.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders declined to comment on the reasons for his departure, saying only Mr McEntee was going to the campaign.
The White House's revolving door for high-ranking staffers has grown so notorious that President Trump's staunchest allies can't defend the chaos. "We need the help of proven leaders such as Katrina [Pierson] and John to promote the President's growing portfolio of achievements across the country".
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I am convinced that is a good basis for the team on the spirit front and overall I am very happy with the spirit of the players. The win leaves the Gunners sixth, 12 points behind fourth-placed Liverpool , who are in the final Champions League spot.