White Home chief of workers John Kelly can be leaving his place on the finish of the yr, President Donald Trump advised reporters on the White Home on Saturday afternoon.
CNN on Friday reported that Kelly was anticipated to announce his departure within the coming days.
“John Kelly can be leaving on the finish of the yr,” Trump advised reporters earlier than departing the White Home for the Military-Navy recreation.
Trump famous Kelly had been with him for nearly two years in his roles as chief of workers and secretary of homeland safety.
“I recognize his service very a lot,” Trump stated.
Seventeen months in, Kelly and Trump have reached a stalemate of their relationship, which is now not seen as tenable by both of them, CNN has reported. Although Trump requested Kelly over the summer time to remain on as chief of workers for 2 extra years, the 2 have stopped talking in current days.
CNN reported on Friday that Trump had been discussing a alternative plan. Potential replacements embody Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of workers, Nick Ayers, who continues to be seen as a number one contender.