Obama Appoints Susan Rice as National Security Adviser

Susan E. Rice appointed nat'l security advisorDespite harsh criticism from Republicans over the fallout from the 2012 Benghazi attacks, President Barack Obama appointed Susan Rice, currrent United States Ambassador to the United Nations, as national security adviser. She replaces Tom Donilan.

Commended as a “trusted adviser” and “the consummate public servant” by the president himself, Rice stepped down from her role in the cabinet last year amid a flurry of accusations and unresolved questions surrounding her involvement with the Benghazi incident.? ?

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