Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job

WASHINGTON -- Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be U.S. President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing.

Harward told The Associated Press that the Trump administration was "very accommodating to my needs, both professionally and personally.

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