Cruz: Flynn Firing Was Obama Admin, Media Orchestrated Hit Job

Michael Flynn

The firing of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn was a politically motivated hit-job orchestrated by opponents of the president still in the administration and their media allies, according to Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), who told a small gathering of reporters on Thursday that highly classified information was “weaponized to advance a political agenda.”

Top Cruz Aide Tapped for Senior Role on Trump National Security Team

Victoria Coates

A senior adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) who played a critical role in crafting his national security agenda—including efforts to stop the Iran nuclear deal and designate the Muslim Brotherhood organization as a terrorist entity—has been tapped by the Trump White House to serve as a senior member of its National Security Council, the Washington Free Beacon can exclusively reveal.