Yesterday President Trump offered retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward the position of National Security Adviser, replacing Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.
It didn’t last long.
According to the Financial Times, Harward just turned down the job.
FT: Vice Admiral Harward, Trump's choice to replace Mike Flynn as national security adviser, turned him down https://t.co/zC7u5nSiVi
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 16, 2017
This highlighted excerpt from the FT may explain why:
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) February 16, 2017
Or it could be that Harward, as shown in the above video, wanted his own team, and the WH nixed that idea.