Former Trump administration official Miles Taylor has slammed the Republican Party, arguing that the GOP represents a greater threat to the country than U.S.-designated terrorist groups ISIS and Al Qaeda. Taylor served as the chief of staff to the secretary of Homeland Security under former President Donald Trump from February 2019 to September 2019 and worked for the Department of Homeland Security in the previous administration for more than two years. However, Taylor went on to publicly condemn Trump and work with conservative groups to campaign against the former president ahead of the 2020 election. “I’m a national security guy. I’ve worked in national security against ISIS and Al Qaeda and Russia,” he said. “And the number one national security threat I’ve ever seen in my life to this country’s democracy is the party that I’m in, the Republican Party.” Taylor reiterated that the GOP “is the number one national security threat to the United States of America.