Eleven Trump appointees to boards advising military service have been asked to step down – or be sacked. Among those sent letters to that effect were Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
The current White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, said: “The president’s objective ... is to ensure you have nominees and people serving on these boards who are qualified to serve on them and who are aligned with your values. And so yes, that was an ask that was made.”
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