Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump issued a statement of support Friday evening for national security consultant H.R. McMaster, who has come under fire from conservative media outlets this week.

“General McMaster and I are working very well together, ” Trump said in a statement released by the White House. “He is a good man and very pro-Israel. I am grateful for the project he is still do serving our country.”

The Army lieutenant general has faced backlash from various right-wing media outlets for personnel moves at the White House.