Trump called Kelly a "great leader and a great American" in his tweet.
"I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff", Trump tweeted.
The battle-hardened, outspoken commander's new mission is to steady the roiling Trump administration - and quiet the friendly fire - as White House chief of staff.
"I will continue to serve as a strong supporter of the president's agenda and policies", Priebus said in a statement shortly after the news broke Friday evening. Mr Priebus travelled with Mr Trump on Friday to an appearance in Brentwood, New York, where the president thanked him for his service and "dedication to his country".
Asked by reporters if Priebus was sacked, incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "We all serve at the pleasure of the president". "And I'm not real fond of people who try to show off the strength of their egos by using the profanity and vulgar language that Mr. Scaramucci used to describe Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus".
It wasn't until after the President named Kelly as his new chief of staff on Friday afternoon that sources close to Priebus reached out to reporters to say that he had resigned the day before.
"I think Reince was terribly effective, but was probably a little bit more laid-back and independent in the way he ran the office", Mulvaney said. The moved ended months of speculation about Priebus' fate and came among infighting and turmoil in the early stages of the Trump White House. "He must now quickly replace Secretary Kelly with someone experienced and measured who understands that homeland security is not a partisan issue".
Preibus told CNN later Friday that he had tendered his resignation Thursday and that Trump had accepted it.
Kelly, who starts his new job on Monday, is a retired four-star Marine general whom Trump frequently credits for dramatically reducing the number of undocumented immigrants coming into the USA from Mexico.
Priebus was just the latest former RNC official to leave the administration, following the departure of White House press secretary Sean Spicer - who resigned in protest over Scaramucci's hire - and the ouster of deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh, a key Priebus ally who exited the administration after just two months on the job.
Trump gushed over Kelly's record at an event in NY on Friday afternoon.
"I got off the phone and I needed to talk to someone about it because it was frankly the most insane conversation I'd ever had with a government official".
It would appear that this different direction is John Kelly, Donald Trump's pick to replace Priebus.
"General Kelly is a brilliant pick".
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It is the fear of such cross-voting and to avoid any further desertion that the party chose to send its MLAs outside Gujarat. BJP chief Amit Shah will contest the biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, the party announced on Wednesday.
In 2012, the Supreme Court convicted then-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in a contempt case, forcing him to leave office. He also said that need of the hour is to divide Pakistan into four parts with the help of China.
She remained in custody Monday in Merced County on suspicion of drunken driving and manslaughter, according to booking records. A GoFundMe page has been created to help the family pay for Jacqueline's funeral expenses.
Lindsey Graham of SC , a frequent Trump critic, welcomed Kelly as "one of the strongest and most natural leaders I've ever known". James Mattis is Trump's defense secretary, and Trump's first choice for national security adviser was retired Army Lt.
But, they are more critical of Dom Smith, who is expected to be called up to replace Duda "soon", according to a Mets source . Addison Reed , Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson and Asdrubal Cabrera are all reportedly available to be traded .
Priebus came under even more scrutiny recently when Trump brought on financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. The New Yorker published a profanity-laced interview Thursday in which Scaramucci called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic".
Then, he was the subject of a remarkable public rebuke on Thursday by the new White House communications director. In an interview on CNN last night, Priebus said he talked to Trump on Thursday and offered his resignation.
The MLC while saying that more resignations from SP are in queue appreciated the PM's slogan "Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas". Former chief minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of being behind the resignations of his party MLCs.
Starbucks acquired the US mall-based chain in 2012, with then-CEO Howard Schultz citing the huge potential for the tea market. Twitter users referenced the high price of Teavana products and the fact that not as many in the US drink tea.
The interviews will be held from 8 a.m.to noon Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Delavan Hotel, 6461 Transit Road in Depew. Amazon's stock increased $12.93, or 1 percent, to close at $1,052.80 Wednesday, after Amazon announced its plans.
Prepaid shore excursions will be refunded. "The hoods and umbrellas obscured their faces", reported the Washington Post . Earlier, several people, including at least one child, were escorted by authorities off the vessel in separate groups.
Trial dates fixed for Jong-nam's accused murderers
Meanwhile, the police are still trying to trace four North Koreans who are suspected of having taken part in the murder plot. Malaysian police have said four North Korean suspects fled the country on the same day Kim Jong Nam was killed.
Mercedes says Q3 error cost Hamilton pole shot
Being first on the grid is Hamilton's "party trick", says Rebecca Clancy of The Times , and he will be aware of the milestone. I don't think we could have matched the Ferraris even if I did a great lap".
Oil Price Reaches Top Level in Almost Eight Weeks
USA oil drillers added two rigs in the most recent week, the third week of gains, raising the overall rig count to 766. USA stockpiles continued to fall this week, and OPEC insists it will curb supplies through 2018, if necessary.
Major power outage on Outer Banks; 9000 homes impacted
By Friday morning, portable generators had power going to some local businesses, bringing back some normalcy to parts of Hatteras. A few hours later a fault was found in a transmission cable attached to the Bonner Bridge.
Government revises GDP growth up slightly over past 3 years
Prices of US government debt rose after the release of the data while the dollar initially fell against a basket of currencies. Spending rose 2.8% in the second quarter as Americans bought more groceries and clothes and paid more for health care.
Here's MTA's Fix for Overcrowded Subways
The union's elected officials and members showed support of the action plan on Wednesday at the MTA's monthly board meeting. Remove seats from cars to create more standing room on crowded lines - like the L train.