Obama’s DHS chief: Trump’s generals should stay to ‘right the ship’

The cadre of US generals and retired generals working under President Donald Trump should not resign as a wave of resignations hits the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack during a demo against white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia, says the former head of the Homeland Security (DHS).

Jeh Johnson, who ran the department under former President Barack Obama, made the comments on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and US Defense Secretary James Mattis are retired from the military while the president’s national security adviser, General H.R. McMaster, remains on active duty.

Since Trump took power, news of dismissals and resignations from the White House has become quite frequent.

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talks to a group of Congressional interns before testifying to the House Intelligence Committee in an open hearing in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center June 21, 2017…

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