Trump Announces Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as New National Security Adviser

Posted: Feb 20, 2017 3:03 PM

President Donald Trump announced on Monday that Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be his new national security adviser. 

"He is a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience, and I have read a lot over the last two days, he is highly respected in the military," Trump said at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Keith Kellogg, who served as interim national security adviser after Gen. Michael Flynn's resignation, will remain the national security team’s chief of staff, Trump also announced. 

This post has been updated.

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