US Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell announced Friday it will leave the Trump administration.
The Deputy National security Advisor Dina Powell, the White house announced plans to leave the Trump administration at the beginning of next year on Friday.
In a brief statement, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Powell called a “trusted Advisor” to say you’ve always planned to serve only one year before returning to New York.
Sanders said Powell will “continue to support the President’s agenda and work on middle East policy.”
The national security Advisor, H. R. McMaster, said in a statement that Powell “was an extremely valuable member of the President Trump the team who drove an effort to restore our nation’s strategic competence.”
He said: “we are All looking forward to further cooperation with you, as you continue to support this government’s efforts on peace in the Middle East and other issues.”
Powell was originally hired to work on economic development, on the initiative of the Trump – daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. But the Egyptian-American with international experience and fluency in Arabic was soon moved to the National security Council.
Powell were forged political experience under Condoleezza Rice, which they brought into the State Department, when the George W. Bush administration had tried to improve diplomacy in the Middle East.
Born in Cairo, Powell moved to the United States with her family at the age of four years and had to learn to speak English. Entering Republican politics at a young age, Powell put himself through the University of Texas of the work in the Parliament.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.