At Fox News | by Alex Pappas
National security adviser H.R. McMaster has removed another aide from the National Security Council at the White House, a sign that McMaster’s hand may have been strengthened by other White House shakeups.
On Wednesday, a White House official confirmed that McMaster had ousted Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council who had been viewed as a Trump loyalist.
“General McMaster appreciates the good work accomplished in the NSC's Intelligence directorate under Ezra Cohen's leadership,” the official said. “He has determined that, at this time, a different set of experiences is best-suited to carrying that work forward.