Part Five Ezra Cohen-Watnick
This is an article from September 12, 2017 after Ezra was removed from his White House position by McMaster.
Ousted NSC Officer Takes Job at Oracle
Some brief excerpts:
His new job title is not confirmed and the company declined a request for comment.
The Trump administration already has ties to the company. Safra Catz, CEO of the company along with Mark Hurd, was on the executive committee of the Trump transition team, making her unique among Silicon Valley executives, who have either publicly criticized the administration or avoided being too closely associated with it (one big exception to this is billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel). The Trump transition team even talked to her about becoming the U.S. Trade Representative or Director of National Intelligence, according to a Bloomberg report. In January, she wrote an op-ed in The Hill, arguing why Steven Mnuchin, Trumps choice for Treasury Secretary, needed to be confirmed quickly .
Retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, the NSCs chief of staff, has also worked at Oracle. In 2003
Kellogg and Cohen-Watnick worked together on the NSC, where from January through early August, Cohen-Watnick was the senior director for intelligence programs. It was a short stint that brought with it plenty of controversy. He was hired by President Donald Trumps first national security advisor, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, before Flynn was forced to resign in February. Flynns choice of Cohen-Watnick, a 31-year old who previously worked at the Defense Intelligence Agency, was greeted with skepticism by many in the intelligence community who viewed him as too junior for such an important post .
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Peter Thiel = Founder of Palantir.
p.s. Any friend of Flynn's is a friend of mine.
p.p.s. Feels like McMaster was full on derp status, doesn't it?