White House preparing to replace McMaster as national security adviser

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On Wednesday, the White House confirmed that communications director Hope Hicks planned to leave in the coming weeks.

Trump and McMaster have had an uneasy relationship. He was followed by H.R. McMaster, who is said to be walking on thin ice with respect to his disturbed relations with the president. "Hasn't happened. I think he deep down cares too much".

The two have never gotten along, and Trump continues to chafe at McMaster's demeanor when he briefs him, feeling that he is gruff and condescending, according to a source who is familiar with his thinking. NBC News was first to report that Biegun was under consideration. Trump has used that label liberally before and after his election. McMaster was named Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs on February 20, 2017, the nation's 26th national security advisor.

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"The United States will expose and act against those who use cyberspace, social media and other means to advance campaigns of disinformation, subversion and espionage", McMaster said. McMaster was said to be a staunch proponent and has indicated that a limited strike may be needed to "compel" North Korea into denuclearizing.

News reported that McMaster's departure would happen as soon as next month.

White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah denied that any departure is imminent: "We frequently face rumor and innuendo about senior administration officials".

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A National Security Council spokesperson dismissed the reports, saying Trump called the story "fake news" and said McMaster is doing a great job.

"I was just with President Trump and H.R. McMaster in the Oval Office", Anton said Thursday evening. According to half a dozen defense and administration officials, the Pentagon is looking at the possibility of allowing the President to potentially move the three-star general from his current role in the administration into a four-star military role, CNN reported. He is perhaps best known for his PhD dissertation which later became the best-selling book "Dereliction of Duty".

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