When it comes to protecting the job and reputation of national security aide Sebastian Gorka, President Donald Trump and his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, were quick to slam the rumors about his job. Bannon and Gorka worked together in the past and that will continue in the future. This was a little bit of palace intrigue when you watch it unfold. Someone in the Trump camp obviously wanted Gorka gone. That is not going to happen, and the President made it perfectly clear. Gorka will stay in the West Wing of the White House and will serve where ever the President wants him.
As Written By Sandy Fitzgerald for Newsmax:
President Donald Trump and his chief strategist, Steve Bannon “personally intervened” to keep national security aide Sebastian Gorka at the White House, after others in the administration were trying to move him to another federal agency, according to senior administration sources.
Last week, sources reported that Gorka was leaving his post as a national security adviser and part of the Strategic Initiatives group to work with a federal agency that examines the ‘war of ideas’ on countering radical Islamic terrorism. A day later, however, other sources insisted Gorka was not leaving after all.
According to The Daily Beast on Saturday, Trump sees Gorka as being a vital commentator of his administration’s anti-terrorism stance. Further, Bannon and Gorka worked together at Breitbart News, where Gorka was Bannon’s national security editor.
Gorka was to leave the West Wing, the initial reports claimed because of his difficulty obtaining security clearances and over his involvement with the Vitezi Rend, a Hungarian nationalist group with alleged historical ties to Nazi Germany.
One of the group’s leaders told NBC News in April it was “proud” that Gorka wore its ……
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