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....
South Sudan says former military chief of staff Paul Malong has been released from house arrest on humanitarian grounds and flown to Kenya for medical treatment. "He's free to go … Click to Continue »
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
Critics call the White House chief of staff’s strategy unreasonable.
WASHINGTON ? One of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees didn’t tell the Senate about a major conflict of interest in his bid to become a lifetime federal judge: his wife is chief of staff to White House counsel Don McGahn, who oversees the president’s judicial nominations.
Brett J. Talley was asked to name family members who might be a conflict of interest. He did not mention that his wife is the White House counsel’s chief of staff.
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...
Hours after President Trump taunted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Twitter, suggesting he is "short and fat," the White House chief of staff insisted he doesn’t carefully follow Trump's comments on social media and tells other aides not to react to them. "Someone, I read the other day, said...
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 […]
Actors Bradley Whitford and Alec Baldwan discussed the commander-in-chief they moch from their perspectives having brought politically-themed shows to television. Whitford portrayed White House deputy chief of staff Josh Lyman on “The West Wing” while Baldwan has given his impression of...
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
President Trump’s chief of staff tried to persuade the acting homeland security secretary to end a program that shields about 300,000 immigrants from deportation.
“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 [...]