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WASHINGTON (CBS NEWS) – President Trump has offered the job of National Security Adviser to Vice Admiral Robert Harward, sources close to the situation told CBS News’ Major Garrett.

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Harward, a 60-year-old former Navy SEAL, served as deputy commander of U.S. Central Command under now-Defense Secretary James Mattis. He previously served as deputy commanding general for operations of Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

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Harward has not accepted Trump’s offer, and negotiations continue over the National Security Council staff Harward would be empowered to build.

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