Tom Bossert steps down as White House homeland security adviser

Share

The Trump administration announced another major departure from its senior ranks on Tuesday, with the resignation of Thomas P. Bossert as President Trump's chief adviser on homeland security.

With his resignation, Bossert becomes the second national security team member to leave the White House after Bolton joined the West Wing.

Eagles' Chris Long blasts Seahawks for cancelling visit with Colin Kaepernick
This news story had pretty much everyone talking about the Kaepernick situation all over social media on Thursday . The Seattle Seahawks are reportedly signing Stephen Morris to play as backup quarterback, NFL.com reports .

"Together, we captured your vision for a strong and confident America and developed your America First National Security Strategy-which turned that vision into a strategic direction for your Administration", Schadlow wrote in her resignation letter to the president. She resigned Tuesday according to CNN. In fact, it is being said that Nadia's resignation has brought the National Security Adviser Bolton one-step closer "to build his own NSC leadership team".

Walters said Waddell "will stay on board for the immediate future" to help with the transition to his successor. "The president feels he's done a great job and wishes him the best as he moves forward".

Trump considers mandatory drug testing for some food stamp recipients
If the administration moves forward, it would not be the first time drug testing was used in a safety net program. He said you couldn't make someone take a drug test to get food stamps, especially the entirety of people who do.

Bossert, who served as a deputy homeland security adviser to Bush, has also held positions in the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Small Business Administration, the Office of the Independent Counsel, and the House of Representatives.

Bolton has said he wants his own team in place ahead of a chaotic two-month stretch, in which the administration must decide whether to recertify the Iran nuclear deal, and Trump is expected to meet with North Korea President Kim Jong-Un.

Voters may get chance to vote on splitting California into 3 states
Under U.S. federal law, splitting California would require congressional approval even if the proposal is placed on state ballot. Organizers say they have enough signatures for a November ballot measure to break up California into separate states.

His departure came on the heels of a similar exit by NSC spokesman Michael Anton. The NSC's human resources department has also asked all staff at the director level to submit their resumes if they are not already on file as part of the review process, the source said.

Share