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The White House in Washington on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Controversial Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka is expected to leave the White House


Sebastian Gorka, a controversial adviser to President Trump is expected to leave the White House in the coming days to take another job in the administration, according to multiple news reports. 

Gorka, a former editor at Breitbart News, has been accused of having ties to far-right groups in Europe. 

Critics have also said Gorka's hard-line stance on Islam borders on Islamaphobia. 

Gorka has been a vocal defender of Trump's efforts to temporarily ban travel from majority Muslim countries and has said violence is a fundamental aspect of Islam stemming from language in the Quran. 

It's unclear where Gorka will go after leaving the West Wing. A White House source told the Washington Examiner that Gorka's role at the White House is also unclear.

The counterterrorism expert has become a vocal news pundit for the administration, although he often criticized Trump's positions on foreign policy issues during the campaign. 

Gorka's exit is the latest in a string of shake-ups within the White House National Security Council. Earlier this year, national security adviser Michael Flynn was fired and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was removed from the NSC's principles committee. 

Gorka could not be reached for comment. 

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