Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns in controversy over Russian contacts

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigns in the midst of a raging controversy about his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office, a White House official said.

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (RECENT-FEBRUARY 1, 2017) (NBC) –

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned on Monday (February 13) night in the midst of a raging controversy about his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office, a White House official said.

Retired General Keith Kellogg, who has been the chief of staff at the National Security Council, has been named acting national security adviser.