White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly to Leave Job

Credit: Newsy Studio
Published 1 day ago - Duration: 00:56s
President Donald Trump said Kelly will leave his post by the end of the year.

White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly to Leave Job

White House chief of staff  John Kelly is out.

The move may not come as a surprise.

Rumors of Kelly's impending departure have been  swirling for months , and his relationship with President Donald Trump was reportedly turbulent.

The Washington Post said  Kelly angrily threatened to quit in March and had to be calmed down by other senior officials.

That was reportedly not the first time he threatened to leave.

In April, the  Associated Press said  Trump was shutting out his chief of staff and the president was QUOTE "tired of being told no" by Kelly.  But there were also reports of Kelly butting heads with others in the West Wing, including national security adviser  John Bolton .

Trump tapped Kelly as chief of staff in July 2017, pulling him from his spot as Secretary of Homeland Security.  The president didn't immediately say who will take the job as his third chief of staff. 

Recent related news from verified sources

President Donald Trump said Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year's end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on...
20 hours ago • FOXNews.com

President Trump on Saturday said that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave the White House at the end of the year.
1 day ago • FOXNews.com

Vice President Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, who was considered a front-runner to replace John Kelly as White House chief of staff, announced: "I will be...
30 minutes ago • FOXNews.com

John Kelly’s 17 months in the White House definitely had its ups and downs the the president’s chief of staff.
1 day ago • USATODAY.com

Recent related videos from verified sources

White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly Resigns 01:25
Credit: Newsweek - Published 13 hours ago 

White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly Is Stepping Down 00:46
Credit: CBS 3 Philly - Published 19 hours ago 

Critics Question Trump's Rumored New WH Chief Of Staff 00:35
Credit: Wochit News - Published 6 hours ago 

You might like