John Kelly

President Donald Trump defended his chief of staff Gen. John Kelly, despite reports that their relationship had diminished in recent weeks. “General Kelly is doing a fantastic job, there’s been such false reporting about our relationship, we have a great relationship, he’s doing a great job as chief of staff. I could not be more
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Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images by John Binder30 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 30 Apr, 201830 Apr, 2018 President Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, “dissuaded” the populist president from following through on a plan to bring the roughly 25,000 American troops stationed in South Korea home to the United States, a new report alleges. According to two sources,
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Homeland secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told House legislators that the H-2B visa-worker program puts corporate priorities ahead of employees, and also suggested she will soon provide extra visas for companies to hire foreign workers. “The concept of limitations on H-2B [visas] originally were to protect American workers,” she told a House appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday. “If,
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AFP/Jim Watson by Charlie Spiering16 Mar 20180 16 Mar, 201816 Mar, 2018 President Donald Trump and his chief of staff have reached a temporary “truce,” according to the Wall Street Journal reporter Michael C. Bender. The report reveals that Kelly disagreed with the manner in which Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, as White House
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UPDATE: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a quick denial of the Washington Post’s reporting on Twitter, indicating National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster will remain in his position: Just spoke to @POTUS and Gen. H.R. McMaster – contrary to reports they have a good working relationship and there are no changes at the
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BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images by Charlie Spiering27 Feb 20180 27 Feb, 201827 Feb, 2018 President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a White House senior advisor, has had his security clearance downgraded, according to reports. General John Kelly downgraded Kushner’s security clearance on February 23, according to an Axios report. Politico reported that all White House aides
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Jabin BotsfordThe Washington Post via Getty Images by Michelle Moons14 Feb 2018Washington, DC0 14 Feb, 201814 Feb, 2018 Vice President Mike Pence conceded in a Wednesday interview that the White House could have handled the situation with White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter and allegations of domestic abuse against him “better.” The Vice President stated
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A group of Democrat senators have written a letter probing the resignation of White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter amid allegations of domestic abuse. In a letter addressed to White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly and White House Counsel Don McGahn, 12 Democratic senators led by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) ask whether Kelly was previously
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NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images by Michelle Moons8 Feb 2018Washington, DC0 8 Feb, 20188 Feb, 2018 White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah fielded a host of questions during Thursday’s press briefing regarding the departure of White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, including allegations of domestic abuse against him and the status of the investigation for his
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