Pence Staffer Withdraws After President Objects to 'Never Trump' Background

Pence's pick for his national security advisor withdrew after President Trump's objection.

“Why would Mike do that?” sources say President Trump wondered aloud before instructing Chief of Staff John Kelly to…

A report by Axios says that President Trump was disturbed that Pence had appointed Jon Lerner, a deputy to UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, to his staff. Axios cited three sources who say that Trump did not like the fact that that Lerner had helped create attack ads for the Club for Growth during the Republican primaries and considered him to be a “card-carrying member of the Never Trump movement.”

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