President Donald Trump says chief of employees John Kelly will depart his job on the finish of the yr.
Trump isn’t saying instantly who will substitute Kelly, a retired Marine basic who has served as chief of employees since July 2017. However the president says an announcement a few alternative might be coming within the subsequent day or two.
Trump spoke to reporters on the White Home earlier than departing for the Military-Navy soccer recreation in Philadelphia.
He calls Kelly “a terrific man.”
The West Wing shake-up comes as Trump is anticipating the problem of governing and oversight when Democrats take management of the Home in January, and as he gears up for his personal marketing campaign for re-election in 2020.