Petraeus Drops Out of Consideration for Security Post

President Trump “won’t guarantee that his next national security adviser will have full control over staffing and process, a move that is shortening the list of people willing to take the job at a tumultuous moment for the new administration,” the Wall Street Journal reports.

“Retired Vice Adm. Bob Harward and retired Gen. David Petraeus have dropped out of consideration for the critical post… Both candidates have cited concerns about staffing and independence.”

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