Discredited national security advisor Trump is moving on

Discredited national security advisor Trump is moving on

The National security adviser of the Us president, Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, is moving on. That report different American media.

Flynn hit last week in disrepute, because he, according to officials prior to the presidency of Trump private with the Russian ambassador in the U.S. had spoken about the sanctions against Russia. Reported that the sources to the Washington Post.

The White House showed on Monday (local time) know that Trump the situation around Flynn went evaluate. Trump would, according to his spokesman, inter alia, with vice president Mike Pence about the fuss required. A close associate of the president said earlier against reporters that the national security advisor still has the full confidence of Trump.

Flynn said earlier against Pence that he was the U.s. sanctions against Russia has not discussed with Russian officials. The top advisor approved later that still not quite sure to know and offered Pence excuses.


The Kremlin denied that Flynn private with the Russian ambassador in the USA has spoken about the sanctions against Russia.

The communication between the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Flynn was by some high-ranking American officials described as inappropriate and potentially illegal. It would be a signal to the Kremlin that the Russians relief of the Obama-government-imposed sanctions may be expected.

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Steven Mnuchin

The U.s. senate has Monday (local time) the appointment of Steven Mnuchin as the minister of Finance approved. The former banker of Goldman Sachs received the support of 53 senators. Total voted 47 senators. The senator from West Virginia was the only Democrat for the appointment of Mnuchin agreed.

Mnuchin was then sworn in the White House. Trump called Mnuchin there a “big champion” for the American citizens.

The new minister must mainly focus on tax reform, financial deregulation, and economic and diplomatic efforts. He also has of Trump was given the task of the so-called Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 to revise it. The American president signed this at the beginning of this month a decree. It was Trumps first step is to have the stricter rules for banks to dismantle.


Mnuchin was the financial officer during the campaign of Trump. The 53-year-old investor began his career at Goldman Sachs where he spent seventeen years worked. Later he was also a partner at the bank.

After Mnuchin, the bank left in 2002, he made a name as a financier of various hollywood movies. He was in 2004, the founder of Dune Capital, where he, among others, the film series X-men and the movie Avatar produced.

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