Trump tweeted: "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff".
Michael Flynn - Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned in February after revelations that he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.
In 42 years of active service as a U.S. Marine, Kelly worked his way up from enlisted grunt to four-star general, serving in both Iraq wars and a number of other deployments. His term ends in fewer than 200 days, the shortest tenure for any president's first White House chief of staff since the post was formally established in 1946.
The widely anticipated announcement followed a series of public attacks on Priebus this week from new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, who boarded Air Force One with Trump and Priebus for a Friday afternoon event in NY. Most presidents had two or even three. Walsh followed Priebus into the administration after serving as his chief of staff when he was chairman of the Republican National Committee.
That this did not work well was evident, but to only blame them and Congressional Republicans, as Trump has done, is wrong. Another early departure from the Trump White House was National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
But that is not something the president appears willing to admit - now or ever.
As a candidate, and now as president, Trump has cycled through campaign chiefs and advisers but has remained easily distracted by his personal interests and only loosely tethered to any policy plans.
Firing Sessions or special counsel Robert Mueller - a move that has reportedly been considered by Trump and that would effectively end the Russian Federation probe that has been vexing him - could be one step too far even for this president.
Trump calls for 51-vote majority but math is off The House bill and Senate's original legislation would ease the ability of states to waive several of these provisions. John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.
Britain's Got Talent 2009 victor dies in vehicle crash Following his death , his final social post to Instagram has emerged, in which he talks about embracing life as much as possible. Former Diversity dancer and Britain's Got Talent victor Robert Anker has reportedly been killed in a auto crash in Canada .
When Trump asked him to join his administration as secretary of Homeland Security, he "panicked for a bit", he told the Aspen Security Conference last week: "All I could think about is, how do I get out of this?"
Across the board, Republican state party chairs said their much bigger beef with Trump and the GOP-led Congress is its failure on health care. But says he was not prepared to become the political lightning rod that his new position has made him.
On Thursday night, in a weird interview with New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza, Anthony Scaramucci, Mr Trump's new Director of Communications, said that Mr Priebus would not last much longer. If that happens, it could indeed mark a turning point for the Trump presidency. The thread stays open for 24 hours after publication. Spicer resigned on July 21.
When he did arrive in the West Wing last week - against the advice given to Mr Trump by Mr Priebus and spokesman Sean Spicer, who subsequently quit - it was noted that the brash New Yorker was to report directly to Mr Trump and not Mr Priebus, as would normally have been the case for a communications director. "Reince is a good man".
After Trump boarded Air Force One on Friday for a trip to Long Island, New York, reporters saw Priebus and Scaramucci, who was on the telephone and carrying a bag, boarding the aircraft using the rear staircase.
"I think the president as always enjoys healthy competition and conversation, and he sees that as such", she said. Conway herself is infamous for coming up with the phrase "alternative facts".
Priebus' appointment was announced alongside Steve Bannon's, the former Breitbart editor in chief who was appointed chief strategist.
The shock was even more intense because Nitish Kumar chose to ally with the BJP rather than effect a compromise with Lalu Yadav. Now, Nitish Kumar's floor-crossing will convince the BJP that the Hindi heartland is firmly in its grip.
He predicted that the PML-N under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif would emerge an absolute victor in the next general elections. The high court ruled that Sharif had been dishonest to Parliament and to the judicial system and was no longer fit for office.
The fight between Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone surprisingly went the distance with Lawler getting a unanimous decision win. Manuwa pushed Volkan into the fence right out of the gate, but short, hard punches rocked the Brit.
I wonder if Mooch, hoping/expecting that he'd succeed his nemesis Priebus, is angry that now he'll be answering to a general. Asked what he meant by including Priebus, Scaramucci said, "If Reince wants to explain he's not the leaker, he can do that".
Moreover, there is no history of special counsels being appointed and applauded by the press, who went home without taking scalps. Yet, Donald Trump has taken to what is known as "Tweet-Shaming" Sessions just about every day on Twitter.
With the release of Radeon Software 17.7.2, AMD has extended Radeon Chill to support DX12 and Vulkan so they can be cool too. The power draw reduction technology now supports multi-GPU setups, which AMD said can lower power consumption by up to 29%.
Behind E-Rod, John Farrell used Fernando Abad , Blaine Boyer , Robby Scott , Heath Hembree , Craig Kimbrel , and Matt Barnes . Kansas City scored four in the fourth, the big blow a three-run Lorenzo Cain home run that wrapped around the Pesky Pole.
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However, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ibrahim Njodi, said the army only rescued five dead bodies while four staff were still missing. A female suicide bomber was said to have hit an Internally Displaced Persons camp in the area, leading to the death and injuries.
Hlafback Ross Cronje, hooker Malcolm Marx, centre Harold Vorster, flank Kwagga Smith and flyhalf Elton Jantjies all scored tries. That triggered the beginning of the end for the visitors who slowly fell apart in the second half.
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Several injured in gun shooting in south Germany
A police officer was also injured in the gunfight outside the music venue in the southern German city of Konstanz. Police said in a statement that special commando forces have been deployed to the city as a precaution.
7-month-old boy found dead in hot auto
Police believe the family may have been returning from work, parked their vehicle , and possibly forgot the baby was still inside. For the second time in two days, a child left alone in a hot auto has died in Phoenix, the city's Fire Department said Saturday.
Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight
According to the police sources, the two victims were identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid. "The operation is on", said the police. Internet services snapped in Pulwama district after two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists were gunned down in Tahab area.
Trump's ex-campaign chief meets Senate investigators
That gathering was described to Donald Trump Jr .in emails as part of a Russian government effort to aid the Trump campaign. Manafort had been invited to testify at Wednesday's hearing but he did not appear.
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Rihanna Meets with French President Emmanuel Macron!
She didn't reveal whether Macron had made a pledge to her fund, but said she was "so inspired and impressed" with his leadership. The " Diamonds " singer also joined hands with fashion house Dior to facilitate millions of kids who are not now in schools.
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