Published: Fri, August 03, 2018
World News | By Joan Terry

Trump chief of staff says he will stay at Trump's request

Trump chief of staff says he will stay at Trump's request

Kelly has called the chief of staff position the hardest job he's ever had and bemoaned to White House aids how he had planned to be retired at this stage in his life, said the former White House official.

"We didn't cover ourselves in glory", Kelly told a gathering of reporters last March. According to three Trump associates and two White House officials, the shortlist now includes Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin as well as Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C.

Kelly did manage to cut off "meeting crashers", uninvited West Wing aides who used to show up to meetings, Politico reported, but he has not been able to control the president's habit of using his favorite network, Fox News, to dictate his agenda.

Trump is known as a mercurial boss whose feelings on key staffers can shift rapidly.

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Additionally, a chief executive of the province can be from the non-Muslim community as well. Third place went to the left of centre Pakistan People's party with 39 seats.

Trump tweeted a photo of himself with Kelly on Monday to celebrate his deputy's first year.

The move comes as Kelly marked one year at the White House - an anniversary that prompted inevitable speculation about whether he will stay or go. "He became my chief of staff, Gen. Kelly", Trump said in the Oval Office.

For months, Kelly had told those close to him that his goal was simply to make it to the year mark in his post, a milestone he passed over the weekend.

The former Homeland Security secretary and Marine Corps general made swift changes in both personnel and protocol, limiting the once-freewheeling environment surrounding the president. "He's a wonderful man", Mr. Trump added at the time.

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