The Pitiless Snake Pit formerly known as The White House is even more inhospitable to human life today, as the Trump family throws a massive collective tantrum and rages at Chief of Staff John Kelly over Jared Kushner losing his security clearance: Javanka and Kelly are locked in a death match. Show More Summary
Look, I don't know exactly what is going on here, but here is what I do know: The NYTimes reports tonight that Donald Trump spoke with both White House Counsel Don McGahn and former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus about...
“White House chief of staff John Kelly’s comment that God punished him when he left the Department of Homeland Security for the West Wing aggravated President Trump and was not well received,” CBS News reports. “Kelly made the remark, in [...]
Addressing a report that President Donald Trump has asked White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to force his daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner out of the White House and back to Manhattan, MSNBC host Joy Reid mocked the former general for sinking to acting as Trump’s nanny. The...
The dysfunction was on vivid display on Thursday in the president's introduction of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The previous day, Mr. Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary D. Cohn, warned the chief of staff, John F. Kelly, that he might resign if the president went ahead with the plan, according to people briefed on the discussion. Show More Summary
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is frustrated at Ivanka Trump’s role in the Trump administration, CNN reports, and complains that she is just “playing government” if and when she feels like it.] RELATED: Gus Kenworthy Trolls I… Read The post White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Frustrated with Ivanka Trump ‘Playing Government’ – REPORT appeared first on Towleroad.
CNN reported on Monday night that White House chief of staff John Kelly and other Trump administration officials were annoyed that the president sent his own daughter over to South Korea to conduct international diplomacy. In particular, Kelly reportedly said that first daughter Ivanka Trump was...
White House chief of staff John Kelly “has grown increasingly frustrated with Ivanka Trump since he entered the West Wing last July, CNN reports. Kelly has remarked privately that Ivanka Trump is just “playing government” and has largely brushed aside [...]
Author of “Gatekeepers: How the White House Chief of Staff’s define every presidency” Chris Whipple joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss John Kelly as the chief of staff, and how he’s cracking down on security clearances in the White Ho...
White House aides resent Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, and chief of staff John Kelly and other senior officials were reportedly infuriated that the president’s daughter represented the U.S. in South Korea. President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law occupy a unique position in...
White House chief of staff John Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, reportedly opposed the landmark repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Kelly reportedly suggested that the repeal would put service members' lives in danger. White House...Show More Summary
White House chief of staff John Kelly doesn’t want President Donald Trump to grant his son-in-law a waiver that would allow him to continue accessing classified information without a permanent security clearance. However, Kelly also reportedly isn’t going to to anything to stop Trump if...
President Trump’s “decision to punt the issue of whether Jared Kushner can keep his access to sensitive government secrets without a full security clearance to his chief of staff, John Kelly, has put him in a tricky position, stuck between [...]
As diverting as it has been to watch Donald Trump further degrade the Oval Office as he keeps attaining new lows, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly self destruct and the splenetic machinations of the Republican Congress to bankrupt the republic, what we could use is a new around of Russia scandal indictments to [...]Show More Summary
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will leave it to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to settle a security clearance dispute involving son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner, but left little doubt he wants the case settled in a way that allows Kushner to keep his job. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump said Friday the decision over whether to give Jared Kushner a waiver on his security clearance will be "up to" chief of staff John Kelly.... The president's son-in-law and senior White House adviser has been working...Show More Summary
“I will let General Kelly make that decision,” Trump said
President Trump says he'll let chief of staff John Kelly decide whether Jared Kushner will keep his interim security clearance.
“I have no doubt he will make the right decision.”
Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke is reportedly stepping down in April. Duke briefly became acting secretary of the department after John Kelly took on a new role as White House chief of staff. Duke is believed to have expressed...Show More Summary