President Trump has already chosen his replacement for Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor, but his pick has reportedly declined the offer. Trump had settled on Vice Admiral Robert Harward, a former U.S. Navy SEAL, for the position, but according to the Financial Times, Harward has turned down the president’s offer. And CBS News has independently confirmed the news. Earlier today at his major press conference Trump talked up how he found an “outstanding” person for the position.
CBS confirms that retired Vice Admiral Harward has turned down the President's offer to become the new Nat Sec Advisor via @MajorCBS
— Alan He (@alanhe) February 16, 2017