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"General McMaster forgot to say that the results of the 2016 election were not impacted or changed by the Russians and that the only Collusion was between Russia and Crooked H, the DNC and the Dems", Trump tweeted.

A move to replace McMaster would come as the Trump administration faces weighty decisions on a range of global issues, including whether to abandon the multinational nuclear deal with Iran and how to confront North Korea over its nuclear missile program.

The president and McMaster have disagreed on a number of issues - including the Iran deal and the USA approach to North Korea - and the national security adviser has also clashed with Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis, according to the officials.

The WP on Thursday quoted sources familiar with the matter as saying that Trump asked his chief of staff John Kelly to find a replacement for McMaster, saying he wants to let go of him. Top economic adviser Gary Cohn and communications director Hope Hicks are leaving in coming weeks.

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Many aides were particularly unsettled by the firing of the president's long-time personal aide, John McEntee, who was marched out of the White House on Tuesday after his security clearance was abruptly revoked.

The President reportedly feels "emboldened" after his decisions to agree to meet with Korean leader Kim Jong-un and to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Several candidates have emerged as possible McMaster replacements, including John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Keith Kellogg, the chief of staff of the National Security Council.

"The so-called bill you mention, though not legally binding, severely violates the "one China principle" as well as joint US-China communiques, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a press conference".

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As for UP, he said the Congress is keen on rebuilding in Uttar Pradesh , but that will not happen overnight. It was also the home ground of the UP chief Minister Yogi Adityanand and considered a bastion of the BJP .

However, one top Pentagon official said McMaster's role in the administration should not prevent him from earning his fourth star, comparing his transition to other military officers like Colin Powell who have gone back and forth between the Pentagon and the White House. McMaster, meanwhile, is the person who delivers the news that Trump doesn't want to hear on a daily basis, according to the senior Republican source.

Trump is privately weighing still more changes, expressing frustration with some aides and sifting through possible replacements.

The first eruption of tensions with Trump came previous year when the president balked at condemning neo-Nazis and far-right extremists who had led a violent rally in Virginia in August.

Mr Trump is expected to make Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo his new Secretary of State and has announced that conservative TV pundit Larry Kudlow will be the next head of the White House National Economic Council.

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Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan , who was judging the show, along with Perry, rose from their seats to dance with the contestant. Lionel noted his voice is "an incredible machine", and Katy said she can't wait to see him push his instrument even further.

Indeed, while reports of these firings have on most occasions been unsubstantiated, the president has shown that he is much less reluctant to replace his staffers and advisors than his predecessors.