Trump chief of staff Kelly beefs up White House team with new policy coordinator

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Pictured: Christopher Liddell

ㅤ”White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has added Christopher Liddell, a former Microsoft and General Motors executives, to his team, the White House announced Monday.
ㅤMr. Liddell, who was White House’s director of strategic initiatives before the promotion, will serve as deputy chief of staff for policy coordination. The appointment beefs up the lean operations run by Mr. Kelly.
ㅤ’Chris is widely respected across the administration and is highly qualified to oversee and coordinate our policy process. We look forward to having him in this new role.’ said Mr. Kelly.”


Full story at The Washington Times, image from youtube(.com) – 3/19/18. Tags: john kelly, christopher liddell. //end-of-post//

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Kelly tries to reassure White House staffers of no more personnel moves for now

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ㅤ”In the wake of Mr. Trump’s firing of Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on Tuesday, there have been numerous reporters of other staffing changes afoot, including national security adviser H.R. McMcMaster and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.
ㅤThe President himself has said in recent days that there will always be change in his administration, and that he’s still contemplating more moves.”


Full story at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 3/16/18.ㅤTags: john kelly, kelly, trump administration, white house, h.r. mcmcmaster.

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In new memo, Kelly changes White House security clearance process

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ㅤ”The five-page memo details seven changes to the process, as well as the creation of a working group to ‘study the clearance process’ and calls for future administrations to be made aware of any improvements to the process.”


Full story and video at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 2/16/18.ㅤTags: security clearance, white house, john kelly.

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Kelly indicated to Trump he was willing to resign: report

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ㅤ”Individuals close to Kelly and the President told ABC News and The New York Times that the chief of staff has ‘made it clear’ over the past 24 hours that he would be willing to step down.
ㅤThe White House, however, said in statement provided to CNN that Kelly has not offered to step down.”


Full story at The Hill, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 2/9/18.ㅤTags: john kelly, kelly.

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John Kelly: Trump not expected to extend March DACA deadline

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ㅤ”Kelly also told reporters at the Capitol that he was unsure ‘if this President has the authority to extend’ the date because the program was not based in law and was created on illegal grounds under the Obama administration.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 2/6/18.ㅤTags: john kelly, daca.

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Kelly: Memo to be released pretty quick

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ㅤ”‘It will be released here pretty quick, I think, and then the whole world can see it,’ Kelly said during an interview on Fox News Radio. ‘This President has said from the beginning, ‘I want everything out. I want this thing. I want the American people to know the truth.’.'”

ㅤô¿ô …Kelly is using an adjective where an adverb is expected. It’s apparently a growing trend in the continuing corruption of the English language. It’s irritating.


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 1/31/18.

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Kelly on Manafort indictment: Everyone’s ‘presumed innocent’

Pictured: White House chief of staff John Kelly

ㅤ”White House chief of staff John Kelly on Monday, asked about a West Wing reaction to the indictment of former the President campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy Richard Gates, pointed out everyone is ‘presumed innocent’ until proven otherwise.
ㅤ’I think the reaction of the administration is let the legal justice system work, everyone’s innocent until — presumed innocent, and we’ll see where it goes,’ Kelly told host Laura Ingraham in an interview set to air on the premiere of Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle.’
ㅤKelly added that the Justice Department’s 12-count indictment against Manafort and Gates occurred ‘long before they ever met Donald the President or had any association with the campaign.'”

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Trump: ‘It’s always OK to counterpunch’

ㅤ”‘I think it’s always OK when somebody says something about you that’s false, I think it’s always okay to counterpunch or to fight back,’ the President said.”

ㅤô¿ô …Wacky Wilson.

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Post columnist: No more generals in civilian White House roles

ㅤô¿ô …Jennifer Rubin (Washington Post) is an ignorant moron. The millitary’s favorable rating is 75%. Nearly twice that of any other branch of government. Hiring generals is the President’s smartest move so far.

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John Kelly’s phone was breached as early as December: report ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ……

Story at The Hill, notes at the DC Drain, image from thehill(.com).

ㅤ”Officials told Politico that Kelly had not used the personal phone since joining the administration in January, and has reportedly been using a different phone since. He reportedly relies on his government phone while at the White House.”