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Pentagon and intelligence community chiefs have urged Obama to remove the head of the NSA - Washington Post

The heads of the Pentagon and the nation's intelligence community have recommended to President Obama that the director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, be removed. The recommendation, delivered to the White House last month ...and more »

Obama Is Considering Removing NSA Leader - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering removing Adm. Michael S. Rogers from his posts as leader of the National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command after top officials expressed frustration over the speed at which Admiral Rogers had ...and more »

Security News This Week: Snowden-Hater Michael Pompeo May Be CIA Director - WIRED

President-elect Trump's transition to power is reshaping American government, and the worlds of cybersecurity and surveillance are no exception. A congressman who's called for Snowden's execution may soon lead the CIA. The director of national ...and more »

2 senior officials ask for head of NSA to be replaced - CNN

Washington (CNN) The defense secretary and director of national intelligence have asked President Barack Obama to replace the head of the National Security Agency, Admiral Michael Rogers, a US official familiar with the matter confirms to CNN. The ...and more »

NSA Director Faces Firing Calls From Pentagon, US Intelligence Elites - Huffington Post

WASHINGTON - The heads of the Pentagon and the U.S. intelligence community have recommended to President Barack Obama that the director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Michael Rogers, be removed from his position, sources familiar with the ...and more »

Adm. Michael Rogers Leading Candidate to Be Trump's Director of National Intelligence - Wall Street Journal

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers is the leading candidate to become President-elect Donald Trump's next Director of National Intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said, a move that would shift the nation's digital and ...and more »

Bosses of NSA Chief Mike Rogers, Floated as Possible Trump Cabinet Pick, Want Him Fired: Sources - NBCNews.com

The bosses of National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers, who has been floated as a potential pick for national intelligence director under the Trump administration, asked the Obama administration to fire him just last month. U.S. officials ...and more »

Trump's pick for national security advisor once tweeted that fear of Muslims is 'rational' - Los Angeles Times

Donald Trump's choice to be his closest and most powerful confidant on national security, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, has been an outspoken critic of the Obama administration's approach to Islamic militancy and believes acts of terrorism by Muslims is ...and more »

NSA Head Rogers on His Recommended Firing: 'I'm Accountable for My Actions' - U.S. News & World Report

News that senior administration officials want Mike Rogers replaced comes as the Navy admiral appears under consideration for a position under President-elect Donald Trump. By Paul D. Shinkman, Senior National Security Writer |Nov. 20, 2016, at 3:20 p ...and more »

Director Of The NSA Goes ROGUE, Travels To Meet Trump Amid Calls For His Ousting - Daily Caller

A top U.S. intelligence official is being considered to take over for the very man who recommended his removal from office for administrative failures. Admiral Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and head of U.S. Cyber Command ...and more »