REPORT: This Retired Navy SEAL to be Named Trump’s New National Security Adviser

President Trump, Retired Vice Adm. Robert HarwardPresident Trump, Retired Vice Adm. Robert Harward

After the resignation of Lt. General Michael Flynn from his position as National Security Adviser to President Trump, Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg was named interim National Security Adviser as the decision for a replacement was pondered. On Wednesday morning, it was reported that Trump White House has settled on their top pick to succeed Flynn in the position.

The Washington Post reports that retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward is the top pick to become the new National Security Adviser to the President.

Harward rose through the ranks in the Navy after joining right out of high school. He has served as a Navy SEAL before becoming top commander of the SEALs. Prior to his retirement in 2013, he was a three-star deputy to then-General Mattis, the newly confirmed Secretary of Defense in the  Trump administration.

Adding to Harward’s breadth of experience is his role at the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration. In that position, he combatted terrorism as the director of strategy and policy.

How long will it take Democrats to complain about Vice Admiral Harward and find things to pick up this decorated hero over?

 

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.

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