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Harward Turns Down National Security Adviser Job

(Last Updated On: February 17, 2017)
By Omolola Sodunke
Robert Harward a former navy admiral, one of the top names on the list of possible picks as national security adviser, by President Donald Trump, has turned down the offer.
In his statement, Harward attributed his  rejection to his inability to  give his all to the job.
“This job requires 24 hours a day, seven days a week focus and commitment to do it right. I currently could not make that commitment,” his statement read.
with a 30-year military career, Harward would have been an ideal candidate for the job, having previously worked on the National Security Council’s counterterrorism office under President George  Bush’s administration from 2003 to 2005 .
Meanwhile Ret. Lt. Gen. Joseph Keith Kellogg, steps in as acting national security adviser he was one of  Flynn deputies until his resignation.