National security adviser Mike Flynn, possible Russian stooge, resigned a little bit ago. Well, to be fair, we don’t know – yet – if he’s a Russian stooge, but it sure didn’t look like he wasn’t.
Trump has named Lt. General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr. as acting national security advisor. This guy is a retired general officer in the US army, was in charge of the presidential transition agency action team for defense, and was named a foreign policy advisor to Trump in March 2016, back when he was still just a candidate. You can read up on the basics here.
- CNN: Flynn resigns amid controversy over Russia contacts
- NBC News: Michael Flynn Resigns as National Security Adviser
- The Guardian: Michael Flynn resigns: Trump’s national security adviser quits over Russia links – live
(Featured Image Credit: Official DIA portrait of Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn.)