Nothing to see here White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has told top officials in the West Wing not to worry about losing their jobs – for now
19 March, 2018, 00:22
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According to The Daily Beast, however, a comment from Chief of Staff John Kelly suggests that the context in which Tillerson found out about his firing was far from normal.
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People present for Kelly's unfiltered remarks were stunned why he would reveal such information to reporters - even in an off-the-record setting, sources said. But he has grown increasingly frustrated with the constant turmoil in the West Wing, believing at times that Trump intentionally fuels the chaos to keep his staff on its toes and his name in headlines, according to a person familiar with the chief of staff's thinking.
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The newspaper said Mr. Trump is discussing potential replacements for Mr. McMaster, but is willing to take his time because he wants to avoid humiliating him as well as to have a successor ready.
Kelly also hinted that numerous rumors of cabinet members up on the chopping block, could have been spread by Trump himself, Axiosreported. The reality is, Tillerson never had the flexibility given to former Secretary's of State had to do their job efficiently and still serve the president's interests. The president was speaking to friends outside the administration about his frustrations with advisers, Mr Kelly suggested.
Kelly has been credited with imposing order on the chaotic West Wing, but his relationship with Trump has also come under strain.
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