Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman and Michigan Congressman Mike Rogers quits President-elect Donald Trump's transition team. Bloomberg reports Roger's sudden departure comes at the request of team officials. Rogers was a national security advisor for the team.
Michiganlive reports Rogers said in a statement he was honored to serve on the Trump transition team and he is "pleased to had off his work to Vice President-elect Mike Pence."
In related news, Circa reports Ben Carson turned down a role in the Trump administration.
According to The Hill, Dr. Carson's close friend Armstrong Williams says Carson hasn't officially been offered a position -- but he, "feels he has no government experience, he's never run a federal agency. The last thing he would want to do was take a position that could cripple the presidency."