DHS Spokesman Being Considered for WH Communications Director Role

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Priebus was still seen at the end of the 2016 election as a villainous figure because, in the Left's view, he participated in the racist, xenophobic hijacking of Hillary Clinton's rightful ascension to the Oval Office.

While Ms Duke could emerge as a permanent replacement, according to one source at the department, other reports have named three main contenders for the job.

The White House's director of legislative affairs said Monday that the Trump administration plans to stand by while health insurance subsidies are debated in court. He said Scaramucci's removal sent a clear message "that going off-script and being undisciplined" would no longer be tolerated at the White House.

"Would you take the job if asked?"

This White House is broken, perhaps beyond fix.

Lapan told CNNMoney that he had not been in contact with Kelly or the White House about the job. Immediately, Washington insiders contrasted Priebus with Kelly, a retired four-star general and reported disciplinarian who "won't suffer idiots and fools".

The president denies there is "chaos" in the White House, despite a particularly tumultuous stretch. Rethmeier said that Kelly also respects authority deeply - 'and that's something that Trump sort of smells out, if you respect him or not'.

Trump didn't bring in Kelly to hamstring his natural instincts.

The author of "The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency", Whipple spent five years interviewing 17 former White House chiefs of staff and researching the history of the position.

"Mr Scaramucci felt it was best to give chief of staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team".

Kelly also reportedly nearly resigned from the DHS in May, in protest of the way Trump handled firing former FBI Director James Comey.

In April, Kelly bluntly challenged members of Congress critical of the Trump administration's aggressive approach to immigration enforcement to either change the laws or 'shut up'.

On the other hand, less than 24 hours after Kelly arrived, Trump tweeted that he remains committed to one of his most self-destructive tendencies -tweeting.

Less than two weeks ago, John Kelly was speaking at the Aspen Security Forum in an entirely different role than he is in now.

But Cohen wondered how long Trump would go before undermining Kelly.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president believes Scaramucci's recent off-color remarks to The New Yorker were "inappropriate". 'He instinctively likes to be his own chief of staff and he's a pretty terrible one.

"To the extent that we can do more and do it more quickly in the disruptive fashion in which we're accustomed to with Donald J. Trump, I think that having the tools in place is very important", Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, said on "Fox News Sunday".



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