United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley and Energy Secretary Rick Perry are joining the National Security Council’s (NSC) principals committee as part of its latest reshuffling.
Haley and Perry will now be “regular attendees” of the committee’s meetings, according to a memorandum published Wednesday in the Federal Register.
The memorandum also solidifies Perry’s position as an adviser to Trump on national security issues, as he oversees a vast national security complex in his role as Energy secretary.
The two were among those added following White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon’s removal from the committee.
National security adviser H.R. McMaster made the decision to remove Bannon, a request President Trump approved. McMaster was tapped to lead the NSC following the ouster of national security adviser Michael Flynn in February.
So this is who is making major national security decisions for our country: