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Aug 29, 2017

Sebastian Gorka, Hungarian-born advisor to Trump, leaves the White House

Hungarian born Gorka claimed that he resigned from his post, while a White House official said that “Sebastian Gorka didn’t resign, but I can confirm that he won’t be working in the White House anymore”

White House advisor Sebastian Gorka has left his government post as of last Friday, it has been revealed.

According to reports, Hungarian born Gorka claimed that he resigned from his post, while a White House official told Politico that “Sebastian Gorka didn’t resign, but I can confirm that he won’t be working in the White House anymore”.

The website also quoted Gorka’s resignation letter. “Unfortunately, those who embodied and represented the policy of ‘Make America great again!’ were put into the shade despite their will, they were methodically eliminated or wrecked in the past months," Gorka wrote.

Gorka, a descendant of parents who escaped communist Hungary during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, has previously served as a national security expert for Fox News and news site Breitbart.

Gorka has in the past served as an advisor at the Hungarian Ministry of Defense and ran a think tank in Budapest focused on security and democratic transition.

Gorka holds a PhD in political science, has lectured at Georgetown University, and has served as an advisor to the US military and the Department of Defense.