Trump names DHS Secretary new Chief of Staff, ousts Reince Priebus

President Trump's Chief of Staff Reince Priebus attends an Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative event at the White House on June 5

President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that John Kelly would take over as White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus. He is a Great American. and a Great Leader. He's a great great American. John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security.

He is being replaced by General (and Secretary of Homeland Security) John Kelly.

Scaramucci was angling for the chief of staff position, but Priebus was named instead.

Priebus came under even more scrutiny recently when Trump brought on financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.

The fact that Priebus is the one who is out certainly lends credence to the idea that the NY wing, which believes in letting Trump be Trump, is ascendant in the White House.

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Now, Reince Priebus is out of that job as White House chief of staff in the most significant shake-up of the rocky Trump presidency. Those questions sharply escalated this week with the arrival of Trump's new communications director, who was hired over Priebus' objections and reports directly to the president. The New Yorker published a profanity-laced interview Thursday in which Scaramucci called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic". We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!

Priebus and Scaramucci have always been at odds.

Priebus brought with Spicer, a former RNC official, with him to the White House. Scaramucci tagged Priebus in the tweet, but he later denied that he was identifying Priebus as the source. But last week, Trump appointed him to lead the White House press shop over objections from Priebus and then-White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

He told CNN on Thursday that "if Reince wants to explain he's not a leaker, do that".

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