White House fires 9 Pentagon advisory board members

White House fires 9 Pentagon advisory board members, installs loyalists The board firings come less than a month after President Donald Trump push

By LARA SELIGMAN, DANIEL LIPPMAN and JACQUELINE FELDSCHER

12/04/2020 12:49 PM EST

Updated: 12/04/2020 03:20 PM EST

The White House removed nine members of the Pentagon’s Defense Business Board on Friday and installed people loyal to President Donald Trump in their place, including presidential allies Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie.

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The firings marked the latest effort by the Trump administration to clean out the Defense Department in the final weeks of the president’s term.

 

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