Clean House: Trump Fires 70 Obama Holdovers From National Security Council

Posted on February 10, 2020 10:37 am
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President Trump has reportedly removed over 70 Obama-era holdovers from his staff, including the National Security Council.

The purge comes after Trump fired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and his twin brother from the NSC on Friday, along with former Ambassador to Ukraine Gordon Sondland, for their “insubordinate” roles as “witnesses” in the Democrat impeachment campaign that failed last week.

From the Washington Examiner:

President Trump is making good on his promises to “drain the swamp” and cut Obama-era holdovers from his staffs, especially the critical and recently controversial National Security Council.

Officials confirmed that Trump and national security adviser Robert