David Petraeus will not be the director of the National Security of the President Trump, the two were supposed to meet in Florida in the private residence of Trump but the meeting there will not be, according to reports the rejection of Petraeus would be due to the desire to have the final say on the NSC decisions, something that the President is not willing to do, it seems that is for the same reason that Robert Harward has refused the nominee. Candidates to replace the resigned Michael Flynn now are: Keith Kellogg, head of the NSC staff, Keith Alexander, former Director of the NSA, John Bolton, former US Ambassador to the UN, Raymond Odierno, former Chief of Staff of Army and HR McMaster, High Official of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Some of them could encounter Trump during the weekend in the Southern White House.
Trump flew at his residence in Florida for the weekend, what he himself has nicknamed “the Southern White House”, from here is trying at this time to bring order into the chaotic situation that has arisen after the resignation of Michael Flynn and after rumors by NY Times that reporting of alleged meetings between representatives of the Russian government and the managers of the Trump campaign. The President stressed during this week that the difficulties that his government is encountering are due to mismanagement of Obama, especially regarding the work, although the data say that with Obama there were 2 million more jobs and the employment growth for 75 consecutive months.
After Flynn’s resignation as Advisor for the National Security President Trump trying to speed up the process to find his replacement. In recent days Trump claimed to have narrowed the number of candidates to four, one of them the former Admiral Robert Harward gave up the appointment for family reasons, on the table are three possible candidates: David Petraeus, former CIA Director and former General,Keith Kellogg, chief of staff of the White House National Security Council, and finally, according to NBC, would also in play James Jones, former Commandant of the US European Command and former Obama’s Advisor in 2009-2010.
After the resignation of National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, due to his repeated conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US, the Democrats demand again to the administration and to the Congress, Republican majority, which is made clear on the links that the new administration has with Russia calling for the formation of an independent and bipartisan commission of inquiry in Congress. A Favor of Democratic proposal has also deployed the GOP Sen. McCain, while other Republicans have merely taken note of the resignation of Flynn considering them a duty saw the loss of the relationship of trust between him and the President. It should be stressed that according to reports the Department of Justice would allert the administration about the talks between Flynn and the Russian Ambassador a month ago.
Michael Flynn, Director of the National Security of the President Trump, has resigned, the official reason is his contact with the Russian Ambassador in the USA, Sergey Kislyak, began when Obama imposed sanctions on Russia for the events of hacking during the presidential election. Mark Jacobson, Director of the former Secretary of Defense, explained that Flynn violated the Logan Act, a law that prohibits private citizens to have diplomatic relations, at the time of the facts Flynn did not hold any position in the Cabinet but,despite this, had reassured the Russian Ambassador on the new approach that Trump would have had with Russia,it also seems that Flynn, before resigning, did not inform neither the President neither the Vice President of contacts with the Russian Ambassador. Russia’s reaction to Flynn’s resignation was not positive, both journalists and some senior administration officials do not seem happy, his successor should be Keith Kellogg, former General and chief of staff of the White House National Security Council.