Trump Purges 70 Obama-Era Holdovers From Leaky National Security Council Responsible for “Ukrainegate” and Impeachment

It’s taken President Trump three long years but he finally appears ready to clean out the swamp, as he promised he’d do during his 2016 campaign.

Stung repeatedly by deep state careerists who have worked to undermine him and his agenda, as well as be a part of the ongoing effort to depose him from office, the president this week — emboldened by an impeachment acquittal in the Senate — finally made a bold move to rid himself of treasonous actors.

As the Washington Examiner reported: 

President Trump is making good on his promises to “drain the swamp” and cut Obama-era holdovers from his staffs, especially the critical and recently controversial National Security Council.

Officials confirmed that Trump and national security adviser Robert O’Brien have cut 70 positions inherited from former President Barack Obama, who had fattened the staff to 200.

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Many of those on the NSC were simply on loan from other agencies and have now been sent back to where they came from, while others left government employ altogether.

The “Ukrainegate” affair which House Democrats used as the impetus to impeach President Trump originated within the NSC, created after World War II via the National Security Act just as the Cold War with Russia was getting ready to begin.

One of the more high-profile names to have been dismissed

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