White House aide Mira Ricardel removed from post after a dispute with Melania Trump

White House aide Mira Ricardel removed from post after a dispute with Melania Trump
White House aide Mira Ricardel removed from post after a dispute with Melania Trump

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel has Abandoned her Article, after a High Profile row with US First Lady Melania Trump.

A White House spokeswoman said Mrs. Ricardel “departs the White House to transition to a different role within the government”. She didn’t elaborate.

Mrs. Trump this week stated that Mrs. Ricardel “no more deserves the honor of serving in this White House”.

The elimination of Mrs. Ricardel comes amid reports in US press that President Donald Trump is considering a shake-up at the White House West Wing.

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Mr Trump might be planning to eliminate White House Chief of Staff John Kelly or Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, the reports state.

What about the dispute with Melania Trump?

The statement of the transport of Mrs. Ricardel was created in a statement by White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders on Wednesday.

The spokeswoman added that Mrs. Ricardel “will continue to encourage the president”.

Based on US media reports earlier this week, Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Ricardel quarrelled over seating arrangements on her airplane.

Throughout her trip there, Mrs. Trump told ABC in a rare interview that there were individuals from the White House that she doesn’t trust.

She said she gave the president”my fair ideas and honest remarks and he does exactly what he wishes to perform”.

The Wall Street Journal had previously noted that Mrs. Trump’s team thought Mrs. Ricardel was supporting a few of those”negative stories” about Mrs. Trump along with her team.

The paper reported that she clashed with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis over”staffing choices and coverage gaps”.

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Mrs. Ricardel has been hired from the Department of Commerce from National Security Advisor John Bolton, also has years of experience working in America government.

She had previously worked in the defence section under former President George W Bush in Addition to beneath Republican Senator Bob Dole when he functioned as the Senate Majority Leader.


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