Former CIA Director James Woolsey Leaves Trump Transition Team

Woolsey was a senior adviser to Trump.

ByABC News
January 5, 2017, 7:29 PM

— -- Former CIA Director James Woolsey has left the Trump transition team, a spokesman confirmed in a statement Thursday evening.

“Effective immediately, Ambassador Woolsey is no longer a Senior Advisor to President-Elect Trump or the Transition. He wishes the President-Elect and his Administration great success in their time in office," spokesman Jonathan Franks said in an email.

Woolsey, who served as CIA director under President Bill Clinton, joined President-elect Donald Trump's campaign as a senior adviser in September.

Aides to Trump did not immediately return a request for comment.

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