Friday, 14 December, 2018

White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to step down soon

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Kenny Thornton | 08 December, 2018, 08:35

Still, both are said to be ready for Kelly to move on.

But news website The Daily Caller - which has close ties to the Trump administration - reported one White House source had dismissed claims of Kelly's departure as 'absolutely untrue'.

Trump ignored the rumors as he left the White House, but teased reporters with an important announcement about the future of his Joint Chiefs of Staff. Kelly is a retired four-star General. McGahn had refused to publicly deny the reporting. Trump is becoming increasingly concerned about Democrats taking over the House in January, and has privately said he needs someone else to help shape the last two years of his first term, which he predicts will be politically focused.

CNN has reported that Kelly and President Donald Trump have stopped speaking to each other in recent days. The lights were off in his West Wing office.

Task & Purpose contacted several officials at the Defense Department and military services, but none of them had been informed about Trump's pending announcement.

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Kelly is the latest high-ranking White House official known to have given information for Mueller's probe. He replaced Reince Priebus, who had held the job for six months.

"Now is the best opportunity to be laser-focused on further building out the political infrastructure that will support victory for President Trump and the GOP in 2020", campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement.

Barr is likely to face tough questions at his confirmation hearing about how he will handle the ongoing special counsel investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Trump had nothing but praise for the two new Cabinet members who he announced Friday he would nominate.

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