Trump-Xi Jinping summit: The background

Shakeup reinstating chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff to council, a day before Trump summit with Xi Jinping, is seen as a victory for national security adviser H.R. McMaster

Trump dumps Steve Bannon from National Security Council

US President Donald Trump removed his chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council on Wednesday, reversing his controversial decision early this year to give a political adviser an unprecedented role in security discussions.