Trump Names Mulvaney Acting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump is announcing that budget director Mick Mulvaney will be his next chief of staff. Trump tweeted Friday that Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next year. I am pleased to announce that Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management…

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President Trump: John Kelly Will Be Leaving at the End of the Year

Saturday, President Trump told reporters Chief of Staff John Kelly and he would be parting ways at the end of the year. President Trump added the White House would be making an announcement “in the next day or two” with who would replace the retired Marine general – but added…

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Maxine Waters Demands That Kelly Apologize For Defending ‘Moron’ Trump

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Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California called on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to apologize Saturday for defending President Donald Trump’s conversation with a Gold Star family. Waters wants Kelly to apologize for his remarks toward Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson of Florida about the president’s phone call with…

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Representative Frederica Wilson Strikes Back at John Kelly: ‘Lying,’ ‘Racist’

Rep. Frederica Wilson on Friday accused White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly of lying about her and using a “racist term” when he publicly admonished her for politicizing the president’s condolence call to a Special Forces’ widow. Mr. Kelly, a retired Marine general whose son was killed in…

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Commentary: Will President Trump Cave to McMaster, Tillerson and Mattis on Obamabomb Deal?

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by George Rasley CHQ readers will recall that during the campaign then-candidate Donald Trump regularly excoriated the Obama – Iran nuclear weapons deal (JCPOA) saying, “My number one priority is to dismantle the disastrous deal with Iran. I have been in business a long time. I know deal-making and let…

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Commentary: Can General John Kelly Put An End to the White House Staff Soap Opera?

by Jeffrey A. Rendall   For the sheer amount of soap-opera quality media coverage the White House staff has prompted since President Trump was sworn-in on Inauguration Day, the most recent personnel moves in the executive mansion have created surprisingly little controversy by comparison. In a nutshell you could characterize…

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DHS Secretary John Kelly Pushes Back on Obama’s Comments: ‘We’re Not Hiding Behind a Wall’

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly pushed back Friday against comments made by former President Barack Obama about constructing a border wall. “We’re not hiding behind a wall. We’re constructing physical barriers backed up by technology, and of course the great men and women of customs and border…

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