The White House has decided to get rid of its top cyber policy adviser role, eliminating the policy position that aimed to help to streamline the government's overall approach to cybersecurity policy across federal agencies, Politico reported Tuesday.
According to an email obtained by Politico, the move is an effort to "streamline authority" for top officials working on the National Security Council (NSC).
The news outlet had reported earlier that President Trump's new national security adviser, John Bolton, was looking to end the position.
“The role of cyber coordinator will end,” Christine Samuelian, an aide to Bolton, reportedly said in the email to NSC staffers.
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