May 15, 2017
Word has leaked out that Steve Bannon is trying hard to get Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster out as National Security Advisor just as McMaster and Secretary of Defense Mattis are trying to talk Trump into sending another 3-5k troops to Afghanistan, America’s longest war. At the same time, McMaster is trying to consolidate power by removing people brought in by former advisor Michael Flynn. If the troop increase goes through, we’ll know McMaster won this fight.