‘Chief of Staff John Kelly Leaving by Year End’
Washington: US President Donald Trump has announced that his Chief of Staff John Kelly will exit the White House by the end of the year.
Trump’s announcement on Saturday came after it was reported on Friday that Kelly was expected to announce his departure in the coming days, reports CNN. “John Kelly will be leaving at the end of the year,” Trump told reporters before departing the White House for the Army-Navy game.
Trump noted Kelly had been with him for almost two years in his roles as Chief of Staff and Secretary of Homeland Security. Kelly’s status had become endangered in recent months as his relationship with the President deteriorated. He was not on speaking terms with Trump during his last days, officials told CNN, and their relationship was no longer seen as tenable. (IANS)
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