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John Kelly, New Chief of Staff, Is Seen as Beacon of Discipline - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump frequently referred to John F. Kelly as one of “my generals,” the three senior military leaders he recruited for his team. On Friday, Mr. Trump decided to see whether Mr. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine Corps general ...and more »

Rash Report: A wild week in Washington by any standard - Minneapolis Star Tribune

The cognitive dissonance from the District of Columbia was striking this week, even by 2017's surreal standards. On Capitol Hill, Republicans resuscitated health care legislation that was on life support with a motion-to-proceed vote that split the ...and more »

Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon - The New Yorker

On Wednesday night, I received a phone call from Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director. He wasn't happy. Earlier in the night, I'd tweeted, citing a “senior White House official,” that Scaramucci was having dinner at the White ...and more »

Reince Priebus's ouster as chief of staff, explained - Vox

After a mere six months on the job, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus is headed out the door. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday afternoon that he'd appoint retired Gen. John Kelly, currently serving as secretary of Homeland Security, to ...and more »

John Kelly, Asserting Authority, Fires Anthony Scaramucci - New York Times

WASHINGTON — John F. Kelly, President Trump's new chief of staff, firmly asserted his authority on his first day in the White House on Monday, telling aides he will impose military discipline on a free-for-all West Wing, and he underscored his intent ...and more »

Trump Getting Back on Track, But Needs More Time - Newsmax

The shakeup in the White House affords even some in the serried ranks of anti-Trump commentators the opportunity to take a somewhat more benign perspective. What the veteran and always fair and perceptive Brit Hume of Fox News calls "the floating crap ...and more »

Reince Priebus Is Ousted Amid Stormy Days for White House - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff who failed to impose order on a chaos-racked West Wing, was pushed out on Friday after a stormy six-month tenure, and President Trump replaced him with John F. Kelly, the secretary of ...and more »

Trump tweets 'great day at the White House' after Anthony Scaramucci was forced out - Business Insider

Hours after communications director Anthony Scaramucci was forced out of the White House on Monday, President Trump tweeted, "A great day at the White House," seemingly glossing over the unceremonious end to what had been Scaramucci's tumultuous ...and more »

OMB's Mulvaney on Kelly: Trump Wants 'More Discipline" in the West Wing - Newsmax

President Donald Trump wants "more discipline" in the West Wing, and chose retired four-star Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly to impose it as new White House chief of staff, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday. In an ...and more »

Scaramucci's Coarseness Should Worry Trump Supporters - Newsmax

“Colorful language,” he called it. That's how the new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, described remarks of his that Ryan Lizza quoted in the New Yorker on Thursday. “Degraded” seems to me a better adjective. To speak that way ...and more »