Amid ‘Anonymous’ fallout, NSC adviser reassigned

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JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Victoria Coates, a top official on the National Security Council, is being reassigned amid fallout over the identity of the author of the inside-the-White House tell-all book by "Anonymous." Coates, who serves as national security adviser for the Middle East and North Africa,will be joining the Department of Energy as a senior adviser to Secretary Dan Brouillette, the NSC announced Thursday. The move comes amid renewed speculation about the author of the book, "A Warning," and a New York Times essay that were deeply critical of President Donald Trump, written under the pen name "Anonymous." But a senior administration official insisted the move had nothing to do with the speculation, saying top White House officials reject rumors that
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