Trump selects Gen. H.R. McMaster to replace Flynn as NSA:

Donald Trump on Monday announced the appointment of General Hr Mcmaster as a new national security advisor, replacing Michael Flynn, after a difficult search. A new head in the Donald Trump team. The US president announced on Monday, February 20, the appointment of Herbert Raymond McMaster, a 54-year-old general in office, as a new national security advisor. The billionaire made the announcement in front of reporters at his residence in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, calling General McMaster "a man of formidable talent and tremendous experience."

HR McMaster replaces Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn under fire:

HR McMaster is a specialist in counterinsurgency, especially in Iraq where he was deployed during the 1991 war and twice after the US invasion of 2003.

He also served in Afghanistan. "I look forward to joining the national security team and doing everything in my power to advance and protect the interests of the American people," General McMaster said in a brief introduction to the press, Alongside the US president in Mar-a-Lago.

Michael Flynn was forced to resign

His predecessor, Michael Flynn, a retired general, was forced to resign last week after revelations about discussions he had with the Russian ambassador in Washington while Barack Obama was still president. He had hidden the exact wording, including in his reports to Vice President Mike Pence. The US press reported tensions in the White House over the replacement of Michael Flynn, notably because of the influence attributed to the controversial head of the presidency Stephen Bannon, a far-right associate, National Security Council (NSC).

Robert Harward had declined the position

Donald Trump had at least one refusal to run his NSC, a highly strategic position. Retired Admiral Robert Harward had declined the position, according to the US media, not having sufficient guarantees on the role of Donald Trump's political advisers in the National Security Council policy. He saw a "shit stick," said one of his friends to CNN.