Trump Defends McMaster as Conservatives Seek His Dismissal

Nationalist wing of the president’s political coalition unleashes a relentless attack on the national security adviser. “He is a good man,” Trump replies.

White House Purging Michael Flynn Allies From National Security Council

Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, who succeeded Mr. Flynn as national security adviser, has slowly been removing some of his appointees, angering conservatives.

Republicans Watch Their Step in a Slow Retreat From Trump

Senator Marco Rubio and other lawmakers inched away from the president over his actions surrounding Russia inquiries, but they did not explicitly criticize him.

Trump Shifting Authority Over Military Operations Back to Pentagon

The change reverses what aides say was the Obama administration’s tendency to micromanage, but it could raise questions of whether the president is exercising enough oversight.

Trump Shifting Authority Over Military Operations Back to Pentagon

The change reverses what aides say was the Obama administration’s tendency to micromanage, but it could raise questions of whether the president is exercising enough oversight.