A senior Trump administration official was fired following
criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump’s policies and
his inner circle of advisers.
Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to head the
National Security Council’s Western Hemisphere division, was on Friday
escorted out of the Executive Office Building, where he worked in
A senior White House official confirmed that Deare is no
longer working at the NSC and has returned to the position he previously
held at the National Defense University. The official spoke on
condition of anonymity to discuss an incident not otherwise made public,
and provided no further details.