Another one bites the dust: Bolton asks homeland security adviser for resignation

Bolton's NSC Purge of Personnel Passes — Perhaps

Another top official tumbles out of WH: This time, it's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert

Bossert, cybersecurity expert and formerly deputy homeland security adviser to George W. Bush, earned high marks from the White House press corps for briefing them on the hurricane that battered Puerto Rico and the cyberattack the administration blamed on North Korea. In fact, it is being said that Nadia's resignation has brought the National Security Adviser Bolton one-step closer "to build his own NSC leadership team".

"He will stay on board for the immediate future to help ensure a smooth and orderly transition", according to the statement.

Homeland security adviser Thomas Bossert left his post Tuesday and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton resigned Sunday. "And I am particularly proud that you were able to submit your NSS to Congress earlier than any previous administration ... on time and under budget!"

"The Administration thanks Dr. Schadlow for her service and leadership in crafting the President's "America First" National Security Strategy".

Deputy national security adviser Ricky Waddell will be exiting the administration, said two administration officials with knowledge of the decision who were not authorized to speak publicly.

Bolton has yet to announce any new senior staff who will join him at the National Security Council, though a White House official said Bolton has begun assembling a team.

So far this year, the president has changed his secretary of state, national security adviser, veterans affairs secretary, Central Intelligence Agency director, chief economic adviser, staff secretary, communications director and members of his legal team.

More changes are expected in the coming days and weeks.

Bolton is reviewing the resumes of the NSC's top staffers and there will likely be more turnover, CNN reported Wednesday.

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