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John Kelly, Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff, to leave White House

The leading candidate to replace Kelly is Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s 36-year-old chief of staff and a Republican political operative, who possesses the kind of savvy about campaigns that Trump has craved.

John Kelly's White House exit seen as certain; Ayers may get job

Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, has emerged as the clear favorite to replace Kelly. Trump has taken the unusual step of inviting Ayers to recently accompany him on Air Force One, even without Pence present, the people said.

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Under fire, John Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

Kelly's plan would limit interim clearances to 180 days, with an option to extend them another 90 days if background checks had not turned up significant troubling information.

The real John Kelly slowly revealing himself at White House

After US President Donald Trump drew criticism for the tone of his call with the widow of a fallen service member, Kelly angrily attacked Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who had described the president's conversation with the widow to reporters.

Kelly shows his clout: Scaramucci out as WH new Chief of Staff moves in

Aiming to instill some discipline in the White House, Kelly showed Anthony Scaramucci the door just days after the new communications director had unleashed an expletive-laced tirade against senior staff members that included vulgar broadsides at then-chief of staff Reince Priebus.

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These are the generals who have left Donald Trump's White House

US President Donald Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

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