National security aide Sebastian Gorka leaves White House

Breaking: Sebastian Gorka Resigns From Trump Administration

Breaking: Sebastian Gorka Resigns From Trump Administration

Gorka had been well known for defending Trump through his appearances on cable news programming, but in his resignation letter, given to The Federalist he said he was resigning because there are "forces" that did not support Trump's "Make America Great Again" populist focus. Gorka attracted an extraordinary amount of scrutiny during his time in the White House for his alleged tie to a far-right Hungarian nationalist group and his questionable national security résumé.

After almost eight months serving in the White House, Gorka cited his reason for leaving mainly on "forces" who are turning the President away from his campaign promise of 'Making America Great Again'.

Several White House officials have told CNN Gorka was forced out of the administration. But he operated outside of the National Security Council and his exact responsibilities were not clearly outlined, though he was a prominent advocate for Trump on television news.

The official said Mr Trump decided the Obama administration had not identified a sufficient basis for changing what was then long-standing policy on transgender troops. A White House official, however, said Gorka did not resign but "no longer works at the White House".

"Let's get everything on the record, I chose to resign last week", he said, explaining that he made the decision after Trump's speech on Afghanistan this week.

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Richard Painter, former chief White House ethics lawyer for President George W Bush, tweeted: "Gorka: Probably the most stupid of the alt-right in the White House".

"While it is appropriate that President Trump's chief strategist has now returned to Breitbart News, Bannon did not fall out of favor because he emboldens white supremacists, but only because he stole the spotlight from President Trump".

'The fact that those who drafted and approved the speech removed any mention of Radical Islam or radical Islamic terrorism proves that a crucial element of your presidential campaign has been lost'.

His departure comes one week after Bannon left the administration to return to Breitbart, and follows a spate of firings and resignations at the White House.

Gorka, an ally of Bannon's who worked as a national security editor at Breitbart before joining the White House, reiterated during Saturday's show that he resigned over frustration with other factions of White House staffers.

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