White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus replaced
WASHINGTON – After tensions flared between White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, it seems there has been a change at the White House.
President Donald Trump has selected John Kelly as his new White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus.
“I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American and a Great Leader. John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. he has been a true star of my Administration,” Trump tweeted. “I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!”
Reince Preibus issued a statement saying:
BREAKING: Reince Priebus gives statement following announcement of his departure as White House chief of staff pic.twitter.com/hiCuCtPFNa
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) July 28, 2017