Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–January 31, 2017
“President Trump has shunned the advice and expertise of our nation’s top military and intelligence personnel in favor of the unqualified and dangerous opinions of a man who supports racism, nativism, misogyny, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and fringe conspiracy theories.
In a Memorandum signed over the weekend, President Trump made significant changes to the National Security Council (NSC) and its membership. In an extremely concerning and unprecedented move, he made Chief Strategist and former white supremacist publisher Steven Bannon a member of the NSC while removing the CIA Director, Director of National Intelligence, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as regular attendees.
The decisions made by the National Security Council are crucial to our national safety and sovereignty. The President should make these decisions with the advice of our nation’s most well-prepared and well-informed leaders, not an alt-right political hack who has publicly declared that he’d like to bring our entire governmental system ‘crashing down.’”
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