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H.r. Mcmaster

  1. Report: Trump Had to Be Convinced Not to Invade VenezuelaLast summer, Trump eagerly talked about invading Venezuela until aides and allies told him it was a terrible idea.
  2. sad things
    Death of H.R. McMaster’s Father Investigated As ‘Suspicious’Philadelphia authorities are looking into allegations that a retirement home didn’t provide the elder McMaster with proper care following a fall.
  3. McMaster Rips Russia on His Way Out of the White HouseThe U.S. and its allies “have failed to impose sufficient costs,” the outgoing national security adviser said.
  4. exits
    McMaster to Resign, John Bolton Is New National Security AdviserAfter months of rumors about his impending exit, the White House said McMaster will be replaced by the ultrahawkish former ambassador to the U.N.
  5. trump administration
    Grown-ups Are Not Running America’s Foreign PolicyA group of Model U.N. teenagers could probably pick and execute policies better than this administration.
  6. Report: H.R. McMaster to Be Fired — at Kelly and Mattis’s BehestThe White House is preparing to oust its national security adviser and replace him with an executive from Ford Motor Company, according to NBC News.
  7. politics
    McMaster: Proof of Russian Election Meddling Is ‘Incontrovertible’To everyone but the president, anyway.
  8. The Pentagon Is Afraid to Give Trump More Military Options on North KoreaTop Defense officials believe that a military strike would be reckless and unnecessary — and don’t trust Trump to reach the same conclusion.
  9. White House Officials Are Afraid of Trump’s ‘Nuclear Button’Thus far, Trump has allowed his advisers to overrule his worst instincts. But “the adults” are losing influence — and the “Button” is in his hands.
  10. The U.S. and Israel Just Admitted the Iran Deal Is Worth KeepingBut Trump just might kill it anyway.
  11. Trump Might Fire His Top Diplomat for Always Pushing DiplomacyRex Tillerson keeps publicly calling for talks with North Korea, free of any preconditions. Trump’s generals would prefer war.
  12. Will the Generals Save Us From Trump?The unusual influence of the military on this president is a gift and a curse.
  13. Breitbart News Will Try to Force Trump to Be Trump, Whether He Likes It or NotYou can expect Breitbart News to intensify its efforts to get Trump to stay “populist”, even if it mean repudiating key family members and advisers.
  14. charlottesville
    White House Tries and Fails to Defend Trump’s Ambiguity About CharlottesvilleMany sides are to blame for the haphazard defense of the president’s response to Charlottesville, but none more so than Trump himself.
  15. White House Aides: A Cabal of Islamists, Marxists, and Bankers Is After TrumpThe deep state, GOP, and media are in on the conspiracy, according to an NSC memo — which multiple White House officials have defended as correct.
  16. the national interest
    The Alt-Right and Glenn Greenwald Versus H.R. McMasterStrange new allies wage a strange new war against the national security adviser.
  17. trump palace
    Trump and Kushner Push Back on Right-Wing Campaign to Fire McMaster, for NowEven the Russian Twitter bots have been piling on McMaster over the past week.
  18. It Looks Like H.R. McMaster Is Cleaning House at the NSCA few high-profile firings of Flynn and Bannon allies including one who wrote a bizarre memo warning against “globalists” — are out in recent weeks.
  19. McMaster: It Was ‘Appropriate’ for Trump to Give Intel to Russia on a WhimMcMaster says that Trump unilaterally decided to share (classified) intel with the Russians — and there’s nothing wrong with that.
  20. Trump Admits He Shared Classified ‘Facts’ With the RussiansThe national security adviser, secretary of State, and Russia all offered Trump cover. It only took Trump two tweets to make them all look like liars.
  21. Report: White House Mulls Sending Thousands of U.S. Ground Troops Into SyriaH. R. McMaster is reportedly pressing his colleagues to consider sending up to 50,000 ground troops to fight ISIS.
  22. trump white house
    National Security Adviser K. T. McFarland Ousted As NSC Shake-up ContinuesTrump will nominate her to become the U.S. ambassador to Singapore.
  23. quagmire watch
    White House Officials Indicate Vague Support for Regime Change in SyriaThe Trump administration is out trying to explain their brand-new post-strike Syria policy — if one exists.
  24. Bannon Kicked Off National Security CouncilThe right-wing radio host will no longer have a seat on one of the most powerful advisory councils on planet Earth.
  25. Trump Picks Putin Critic for Top Position on Russia Policy“Blackmail and intimidation are part of his stock in trade,” the White House’s new senior director for Europe and Russia wrote of Putin last summer.
  26. language
    Trump’s New National Security Adviser Pans the Term ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’H.R. McMaster reportedly said that the conservative catchphrase is unhelpful since Muslim terrorists are “un-Islamic.”
  27. Trump Picks H.R. McMaster, Army Strategist, As National Security AdviserHe was previously in charge of designing the Army of the future.