Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (AWB'-hawf) has named a former chief legal counsel to Senate Republicans as the caucus' next chief of staff. John Barron currently serves as deputy executive … Click to Continue »
This should cheer you up. Gabriel Sherman writes for Vanity Fair: When Donald Trump appointed John Kelly as chief of staff in July, the four-star Marine general arrived with a mandate to bring order to a freewheeling West Wing. Gone are the days of staffers waltzing into the Oval Office to lobby the president on policy or supply him with […]
The president appears to have lost faith in his son-in-law's political advice. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has not been impressed by the amateur efforts of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. He's increasingly...Show More Summary
Jared Kushner still holds the titles of senior adviser and assistant to his father-in-law President Donald Trump, but his influence in the White House appears to be waning. And Chief of Staff John Kelly may be responsible for his loss of access....
BY GABRIEL SHERMAN When Donald Trump appointed John Kelly as chief of staff in July, the four-star Marine general arrived with a mandate to bring order to a freewheeling West Wing. Gone are the days of staffers waltzing into the Oval Office to lobby the president on policy or supply him with gossip. Trump still […]
First son Eric Trump appeared to diss his dad’s chief of staff John Kelly on Friday, apparently complaining that the Trump family still isn’t happy about his crackdown on White House drop-bys. Eric Trump, 33, made the dig as he shared photos of himself, his father and his wife taken...
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials said President Donald Trump countermanded chief of staff John Kelly's guidance to take the day off when he delivered his 23-minute recap of his trip to Asia. Multiple officials and aides were eager...Show More Summary
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White House chief of staff John Kelly has a solution for Donald Trump’s provocative, often vicious, tweets: Pay no attention to them.
"Believe it or not, I do not follow the tweets," chief of staff tells reporters.
White House chief of staff John Kelly has said he doesn’t follow President Trump’s tweets. Read more...
In an interview with a throng of reporters following a presidential news conference Sunday in Vietnam, White House Chief of Staff James Kellysaid that he doesn’t let staffers pay attention to President Donald Trump’s tweets because he wants them to stay focused on their jobs. Late...
John Kelly said he did not allow his staff to react to them either.
A common strategy for dealing with trolls on Twitter, since they can’t be reasoned with, is to simply ignore them. It’s the same strategy White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has taken with the President of the United States. Speaking to reporters on Sunday in Vietnam, Kelly said he doesn’t pay attention to what […]
White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly is eyeing senior administration lawyer Jim Carroll to take over as his principal deputy, according to senior administration officials, as Kelly continues to consolidate power in the West Wing. Carroll, currently the general counsel at the Office of Management and Budget, would succeed Kirstjen Nielsen, President Trump’s […]
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke is furious with the White House chief of staff, John Kelly, who called her on Monday and demanded she expel thousands of Honduran immigrants that have residency permits due to natural disasters. Gen. Show More Summary
“On Monday, as the Department of Homeland Security prepared to extend the residency permits of tens of thousands of Honduran immigrants living in the United States, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly called Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to pressure [...]
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly pressured Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke to expel 57,000 Hondurans who have lived in the United States for nearly two decades, the Washington Post reports. On Monday, Duke resisted Kelly’s lobbying by extending Hondurans’ Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which allows people from 10 troubled countries to […]
The Homeland Security Department decided on Monday to extend the temporary protected status of thousands of Hondurans in the US. White House chief of staff John Kelly was reportedly frustrated by the decision, calling the acting Homeland...Show More Summary
This is a wild story. Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke is reportedly going to resign after Chief of Staff John Kelly (her former boss as DHS Secretary) called her from Asia to complain that she wasn’t expelling Honduran immigrants quickly enough. Read More ?