Kelly is his new White House chief of staff.
President Donald Trump's former chief of staff, Reince Priebus, said in his first interview since it was announced he would leave his role that Trump "wanted to go a different direction". Katie Walsh, who served as Priebus' deputy chief of staff at the White House, left in March, and on July 21, press secretary Sean Spicer resigned. "John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security".
But Congressman Peter King, who accompanied Trump aboard the Air Force One to NY and back, told reporters that he saw no indication of Priebus' exit during the flight. "I thank him for his service and wish him the best of luck going forward", Johnson, also a Wisconsin Republican, wrote in a statement Friday.
[Scaramucci] responded by threatening to fire the entire White House communications staff. "I think it's healthy and I support him in it".
Fearful of an unscheduled meeting or phone call or even a rogue tweet at the thumbs of the president, Priebus made a point of keeping close to Trump's side. "I am honored to be asked to serve as the Chief of Staff to the President of the United States".
Priebus is the eighth top official to resign or be fired in the six months that Trump has been in office.
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ROBERT COSTA: Well, General Kelly has said publicly in the past that he would like to maybe try to monitor the president's calls, that he thinks there could be more organization inside of the West Wing.
Political analyst Scott Spradling said it became evident this week that Priebus's days were numbered.
Since Inauguration Day, the Trump White House has lost a chief of staff, deputy chief of staff, national security adviser, Federal Bureau of Investigation director, communications director and press secretary, director office of government ethics, acting attorney general and special assistant to the president in charge of surrogate operations. Lizza didn't cave as Mooch unloaded a profane tirade (which you can find online) about the leaker that he supposed was Reince Priebus. He had hoped to stay on at least a year but struggled to manage his unpredictable boss and was unable to get a handle on conflicting factions in the White House who have frequently squabbled.
But he has praised Fox News' coverage of his tenure, tweeting his please at their "amazing reporting" over an allegation a senior U.S. intelligence official revealed the names of some of Trump's associates in intelligence reports. Working At The White House, An Infographic 10. Secretary Kelly is an outstanding leader who has served his country honorably and I know he will do an excellent job at the White House. The former chief of staff declined to speak with reporters traveling with the president after returning.
"General Kelly is a brilliant pick". "I believe he has the president's confidence", Ryan told reporters.
So while we would love to be able to focus on Kelly's credentials we can't help but worry that, no matter who's in charge, complete and utter chaos is the new normal.
The former Republican National Committee chairman struggled to navigate an administration riven with conflict, where top aides must compete with the president's daughter and son-in-law for influence.