Reince Priebus Is Ousted Amid Stormy Days for White House
WASHINGTON – Reince Priebus, White House Chief of Staff who did not impose order on chaos to the west, was postponed Friday after a six-month overflow and the president replaced Trump by John F. Kelly, Secretary of National Security and The retired general of four marine stars.
M. Trump announced the change on Twitter while sitting aboard the plane on the runway outside Washington after leaving Long Island.
Mr. Priebus, who joined the president during the trip and never passed other passengers what was to happen, left the aircraft in a rain tremor, which was hidden in a car and was hunted without comment.
M. Trump then emerged under a great umbrella and praised his outgoing and incoming leaders. “Reince is a good man,” M. Trump told reporters nearby. “John Kelly is going to do a fantastic job.
Kelly’s general was a star, he has done a great job so far, respected by everyone, a great, great, American. But Reince Priebus – a good man. ”
The expulsion of Mr. Priebus was the latest convulsion in a White House that was moderated by political fights and setbacks in recent days.
The President is confident that Mr. Priebus was not strong enough to run the White House and told him that he was two years old that he wanted to make a change, according to White House officials.
Intrigued by the idea of a general manager, M. Trump has offered the work of M. Kelly in recent days.
Mr. Priebus said he had submitted his resignation to President Thursday, the same day, White House communications director, newly appointed Anthony Scaramucci, quoted on the promise of forcing chief of staff.
While on Friday morning, Mr. Priebus told his colleagues that he thought he would have a week before the announcement to make an elegant exit, but obviously knowledge by another at the end of the day. M. Kelly will resume the corner office in the West Wing on Monday.
Mr. Priebus said after the announcement that he had always made it clear to M. Trump that when the President thought it was time for a new leader, he would support that.
The president has the right to change direction, “he told CNN. The president has the right to hit a reset button. I think this is a good time to press the reset button. ”
He did not express bitterness about his retirement. “I’ll always be a fan of Trump,” he said. “I’m on the Trump team, and I’m eager to help them achieve their goals and program for the American people.”
M. Kelly will be the first current or former general to serve as chief of staff of the White House since Alexander M. Haig in the last stage of President Richard M.
The Nixon administration. Some advisers of M. Trump opposed the election, arguing that M. Kelly had no political history of commerce.
“The president needs someone who understands Trump’s riding as his chief of staff, someone with administrative skills and political skills,” said Roger Stone, Trump’s adviser anticipating Mr. Kelly’s selection before the announcement was made.