Air Force general behind government 5G memo leaves White House

From Engadget - February 5, 2018

Brig. Gen. Spalding's last day in the White House was January 31st, or 3 days after the memo surfaced at Axios. He was not officially punished, according to the tipster, so he's free to take whatever job he's qualified to handle.

The general is not known to be responsible for the leak, but that apparently did not matter. Reportedly, officials had already been worried that he was "too aggressive" in promoting the idea, distributing it widely and effectively circumventing the deliberative process. Supposedly, some officials indirectly blame him for the leak because of that circulation.


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