Donald Trump to nominate Nathan Sales as counter-terrorism coordinator: White House

US President Donald J. Trump gestures as he walks across the South Lawn after returning to the White House, on June 7, 2017.
US President Donald J. Trump gestures as he walks across the South Lawn after returning to the White House, on June 7, 2017.PHOTO: EPA

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - United States President Donald Trump intends to nominate Nathan Sales, a former Homeland Security official, as State Department's coordinator for counterterrorism, the White House said on Friday (June 9).

Sales is a professor at Syracuse University College of Law, and previously served as deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Homeland Security and as senior counsel in the Office of Legal Policy at the Department of Justice, the White House said in a statement.