The US President-elect Donald trump on Friday, November 17, was offered the post of CIA Director Congressman-the Republican from Kansas, Mike Pompeo, and the post of national security adviser – former head of the Intelligence Department of the Ministry of defense Michael Flynn, Reuters reports. And Pompeo, and Flynn accepted the proposals, confirmed in the command of the trump.
As AP reports, the attorney General invited to become the Senator-the Republican from Alabama Jeff Seshns, one of the closest and most consistent allies trump. He was the first Senator, who spoke after trump, and supported him throughout his campaign. Sessions is known for his tough stance against illegal migrants, which trump called for a massive deportation from the country.
Later, trump gave the characteristics of the selected candidates. Pompeo, in his opinion, is “brilliant and uncompromising,” the head of intelligence. Flynn he is happy to have on your team to help “defeat radical Islamist terrorism”, and Roman sessions he described as “a legal mind world-class,” which “was admired by experts in the field of law.”
As stated by press Secretary of the Republican party, Sean Spicer on Fox News, trump is seeking candidates in his administration “among the best and brightest people in the country” and “not looking at political leanings, whether they supported him or not” (quoted by NBC New York).
The Spicer declined to specify whether the made an offer to Republican MITT Romney, criticized the tycoon, although he said that “talks are expected”. Romney – the Republican candidate, the losing Obama the election in 2012 – is regarded as one of the candidates for the post of Secretary of state.
According to Reuters, the trump said that on Saturday the President-elect will meet with Romney, and with the former head of public schools of the district of Columbia Michelle Ri and former head of the Central command of the armed forces of the United States, responsible for operations in the middle East, Jamsam by General Mattis. Mattis called the candidate for the post of defense Minister, and Michelle Ri – for the post of Minister of education.
Pompeo was an opponent of the nuclear deal Barack Obama with Iran
In 1986 he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West point from 1986 to 1991, he served in the army of the United States, then engaged in private business, he founded Thayer Aerospace. In 1994, Pompeo received a doctorate in law from Harvard University.
AP notes that Pompeo is a conservative Republican, vehemently criticized the nuclear deal Barack Obama with Iran.
In 2015, with two other Republicans, he headed a team investigating corruption of data on the operations of the coalition in Iraq and Syria the leadership of the Central command of Armed forces intended for Obama. The President of the United States, according to some, had “embellished” information about operations in the middle East.
Michael Flynn criticized the military and Obama’s foreign policy and advocated cooperation with Russia in Syria
Flynn, who is now 57 years old, was the head of the Intelligence Department of the Pentagon in 2012-2014. He was one of the key advisors trump in the election campaign and criticized the military and the foreign policy of President Barack Obama long before he became a consultant to the trump national security issues during the presidential campaign.
Flynn is considered a supporter of closer relations with Russia in solving the world’s problems, particularly in the middle East. In December 2015 he in an interview with “Kommersant” said that the US and Russia should start constructive discussions to resolve the situation in Syria.
“We firmly believe in the existence of mutual interest in destroying this cancer of radical forms of Islam. If we don’t do this together, we have to try to do it separately, it will be much more difficult,” he said.
The new US administration headed by trump will begin work after the inauguration of the new President on January 20, 2017.
The United States presidential election held on 8 November. They are a democratic candidate Hillary Clinton gained one million more votes than the Republican Challenger Donald trump. However, due to the fact that in US elections the candidate who receives the support of the greatest number of electors, at General Clinton lost the election.
After winning the trump in several major U.S. cities have passed protest actions, and the Senate had introduced a bill to abolish the electoral College and move to direct election of the President.