One Of These People Could Be Trump's New National Security Adviser

One of them — retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg — is serving as acting national security adviser.
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One Of These People Could Be Trump's New National Security Adviser

The morning after his national security adviser pick turned down the offer, President Trump said he's considering four different people.

Trump only mentioned the name of one of the four he's considering — retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg.

Kellogg is currently the acting national security adviser after retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was forced out Monday.

Kellogg served 36 years in the U.S. Army and was director of the Command, Control, Communications, and Computers Directorate under the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Kellogg had been chief of staff and executive secretary of the National Security Council. He also appeared on the campaign trail for Trump.

Other names floating around for the position are retired Gen. David Petraeus, retired Gen. James Jones and retired Gen. Keith Alexander.

Petraeus was director of the CIA for just over a year under President Obama. He served as the top U.S. commander in Iraq under President Bush. Petraeus is currently serving probation for sharing classified information with his biographer, with whom he also had an affair. 

Jones served as Obama's national security adviser. Before that, Jones was NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe.

Alexander served as the head of the National Security Agency and was the first to lead U.S. Cyber Command.

And former ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton could be a dark horse candidate for the role. Sen. Ted Cruz told CNN on Friday he'd like to see Bolton in the position. 

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