But even if his appointment means that the White House begins functioning internally more like a military, that doesn't necessarily mean we'll see more militaristic policies coming out of the federal government. Secretary Kelly is an outstanding leader who has served his country honorably and I know he will do an excellent job at the White House.
Donald Trump is sweeping the political and party professionals out of his White House after seven months of legislative failure that has infuriated the president and frustrated his supporters.
The CNN report said that Priebus lacked strong support from key members of Trump's inner circle. "I'm here to serve the country". I want to thank the President for giving me this very special opportunity. "I don't know if this is repairable or not - that will be up to the president", he said.
"We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!" he tweeted.
Reince is the latest in an already lengthy list of Donald's casualty list.
"The President wanted to go a different direction", Priebus told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room" on Friday evening. I think it's time to hit the reset button, ' Priebus said in a televised interview from the White House. "It's just getting in the mud, and I think the palace intrigue stuff is annoying, and I think it's a distraction, and it takes away from the president's agenda", Priebus told Hannity.
As for Moochi's accusations and vitriol, well, Priebus took the high road.
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Energy industry watchers have been skeptical of OPEC's and other major producers' promises to curtail production. Some countries continue to lag [on compliance with cuts] which is a concern we must address head on.
Kelly said he gets "occasional letters from Gold Star families who are asking, 'Was it worth it?' And I always go back with this: It doesn't matter".
Such is the threat to Mr Mueller, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is taking steps to block any move by the administration to sack the investigator.
And it's possible that the communications director has had enough of the spotlight's glare for now - on Friday, organizers confirmed that Scaramucci's scheduled appearance this weekend at Politicon, a political gathering in Pasadena, California, was scrapped.
As Secretary of Homeland Security, Kelly has played a key role in the border security of the Trump administration. Scaramucci ended the call saying "I've gotta start tweeting some s-- to make this guy insane", according to The New Yorker article. So, how's it going to work this time around?
The newspaper quoted "people close to the defense secretary" as saying Mattis was "appalled" that Trump had revealed such a decision on Twitter.
I'll tell you one thing, the next guy who should be anxious about their job is Steve Bannon.
"I'm not Steve Bannon, I'm not trying to suck my own cock", Scaramucci said. You'd never think it from looking at the guy.
Scaramucci subsequently deleted that original tweet and wrote another one that featured a screengrab of a news story with the headline, "Scaramucci appears to want Priebus investigated by FBI".