Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty images, upload this file photo made may 11, 2017 homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily briefing at the White house.
The white house did not specify when Bossert resignation will take effect, but announced the departure takes place the day after President’s new national security adviser John Bolton, began in his role and comes amid a series of high level departures from trump administration in recent weeks.
It also comes two days after the press Secretary of the national security Council, Michael Anton, resigned from the administration. The President called Anton’s on Sunday to thank him for his service, according to a senior White house official, and Sanders praised him as “one of the smartest and most talented people I have ever worked with.”
To win, Macnamee/Getty ImagesWhite house of representatives national security Advisor Tom Bossert answers questions of journalists during a briefing of the White house in September. 11 2017 in Washington, DC.
Sunday, Bossert sat down exclusively with ABC news’ Martha next interview in the program “this week”, in which he defended the President’s decision to send national guard troops to the southern border with Mexico to support the US Border service agents, and said that all options are on the table for a potential response to alleged chemical attack in Syria.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty ImagesHomeland adviser on security Tom Bossert speaks during a press conference in the briefing room of the Brady’s in the White house, Sept. 8, 2017 in Washington.
“I wouldn’t take anything off the table,” said Bossert following. “These are horrible pictures [the alleged assault]. We look in the game at the moment.”