• White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Leaving by End of Year, Trump Says

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will step down toward the end of the year, removing a key force for West Wing discipline from President Donald Trump's inner circle.
    White House aides believes that Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, will be named acting chief of staff, two aides said.
    Ayers has emerged as a favorite to replace Kelly; Trump has recently taken the unusual step of inviting Ayers to accompany him on Air Force One, even without Pence present, people familiar with the situation said.
    Trump announced Kelly's departure Saturday as he was leaving the White...
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  • Trump says Chief of Staff John Kelly is leaving the White House at the end of the year

    Trump says Chief of Staff John Kelly is leaving the White House at the end of the year

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said Saturday that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is on his way out.
    Trump told reporters on the White House South Lawn that Kelly will be leaving "at the end of the year" and he will announce his replacement in the next day or two.
    Trump said last month he was considering several Cabinet changes, though he wouldn't say if Kelly was included in the positions he was questioning.
    President Donald Trump said Saturday that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is on his way out of the administration.
    Trump told reporters on the White House South Lawn that Kelly...
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  • Trump's pick for the country's top military post could splinter his relationship with Mattis

    Trump's pick for the country's top military post could splinter his relationship with Mattis

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday.
    The decision was in contrast to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' preference for the role and could compromise Trump's relationship with the military head.
    Trump and Mattis have appeared to be at odds in recent months, most recently with the president describing Mattis as out of place and saying last month he "may leave" the administration.
    President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the...
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  • Trump Picks Army General Mark Milley to Lead Joint Chiefs of Staff

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump said he'll tap Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley as the next head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, replacing Marine General Joseph Dunford, with the date of the transition still to be determined.
    "I'm pleased to announce my nomination of four-star General Mark Milley," Trump said Saturday on Twitter. In a second tweet he thanked "both of these incredible men for their service to our country!"
    Milley, who's served in Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, would become the country's top military officer and senior military adviser to the president if confirmed by the Senate. He'd...
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  • Trump tweets nomination of General Mark Milley for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's top military position

    Trump tweets nomination of General Mark Milley for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's top military position

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday.
    The nomination breaks an unofficial tradition of rotating chairmen by which service they align with.
    Trump was expected to make the nomination at the Army-Navy game Saturday afternoon.
    President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to announce his nomination of General Mark Milley , 60, as the new chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that nation's top military position.
    "I am pleased to announce my nomination of four-star General Mark Milley, Chief of...
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