White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smacked down an NBC News Thursday report that National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be forced out soon, in a Friday morning interview with “Fox and Friends.”
“General McMaster is not going anywhere,” Sanders declared, adding “As the president said yesterday in the Oval Office to a number of the people, he thinks he is doing a great job and glad he is here.”
She continued that accusations that the White House is in chaos are misguided.
“If this is chaos, I think the American people are glad for it. Because we just passed the biggest tax cuts in history. ISIS is on the run. We are rebuilding our military. We are rebuilding the judiciary, remaking what that looks like. The economy is strong. We have a lot of positive things happening in this country.”
— Deadline White House (@DeadlineWH) March 1, 2018
White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah issued a similarly dismissive statement, saying, “We frequently face rumor and innuendo about senior administration officials. There are no personnel announcements at this time.”