CNN is reporting that White House chief of staff John Kelly will resign in the coming days.
White House sources told CNN on Friday that Kelly’s relationship with the president, often reported as tumultuous, is no longer seen as “sustainable” and will likely lead to Kelly’s ouster in the near future.
Nick Ayers, a longtime aide to Vice President Pence who is currently serving as Pence’s chief of staff, is being mentioned as a potential replacement, according to CNN.
Rumors of Kelly’s departure have been frequent, yet he has held on to his position.
Seeking to quell similar reports, the White House over the summer said tensions between Trump and Kelly had cleared and that the chief of staff had agreed to stay on through the 2020 presidential cycle.- READ MORE