Articles about John Kelly

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as interim Chief of Staff

15 Dec 2018

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as interim Chief of Staff

US President Donald Trump has named his budget director Mick Mulvaney as interim White House Chief of Staff, putting a halt to a chaotic search to who will take over one of the most important positions in the federal government.

Chief of Staff Kelly to step down by year-end: Trump

09 Dec 2018

Chief of Staff Kelly to step down by year-end: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday said his Chief of Staff John Kelly would be leaving White House by the end of this year, the latest in the series of reshuffle in Trump administration.

CNN sues Trump, others for banning WH correspondent Jim Acosta

13 Nov 2018

CNN sues Trump, others for banning WH correspondent Jim Acosta

CNN is filing a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump and several White House officials over the ban on its Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.

Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author

07 Sep 2018

Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author

The 1,034-words New York Times anonymous commentary, that launched a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump, has raised quite a lot of curiosity.

Jared Kushner-Ivanka Trump's White House presence under scrutiny, roles reduced

06 Mar 2018

Jared Kushner-Ivanka Trump's White House presence under scrutiny, roles reduced

After being stripped of his top security clearance, Jared Kushner, and his wife Ivanka Trump, once the White House power couple, are invincible no more.

Trump-aide Hope Hicks steps down as White House Communications Director

01 Mar 2018

Trump-aide Hope Hicks steps down as White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks, one of the closest aides of US President Donald Trump, is resigning as the White House Communications Director.

Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse allegations

10 Feb 2018

Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse allegations

After Rob Porter, David Sorensen has become the second White House aide to step down this week amid allegations of domestic abuse.

Views on wall between US, "dangerous" Mexico never changed: Trump

19 Jan 2018

Views on wall between US, "dangerous" Mexico never changed: Trump

After White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly, stated President Trump's stance on the US-Mexico wall was evolving, the latter denied changing his views on the same.

White House dismisses rumors on Secretary of State Tillerson's removal

01 Dec 2017

White House dismisses rumors on Secretary of State Tillerson's removal

Reports in the US media have indicated that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may be replaced with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.

Trump's chief of staff trying to rein in Jared Kushner

28 Nov 2017

Trump's chief of staff trying to rein in Jared Kushner

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is commonly referred to as the "secretary of everything."

President Trump didn't remember my husband's name: Dead soldier's widow

23 Oct 2017

President Trump didn't remember my husband's name: Dead soldier's widow

Myeshia Johnson, the pregnant widow of the fallen US soldier Sgt La David Johnson, lashed out at President Donald Trump as he couldn't remember her husband's name during the condolence phone-call.

White House's John Kelly defends Trump in 'insensitive comments' case

20 Oct 2017

White House's John Kelly defends Trump in 'insensitive comments' case

White House chief of staff General John Kelly has now risen to President Donald Trump's defense, accusing "selfish" congresswoman Frederica Wilson of being "an empty barrel".

Trump rejects allegations he was 'insensitive' to soldier's widow

19 Oct 2017

Trump rejects allegations he was 'insensitive' to soldier's widow

President Donald Trump has rejected Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson's claim that he made a fallen soldier's wife cry as "totally fabricated."

Trump faces backlash after threatening to abandon hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

13 Oct 2017

Trump faces backlash after threatening to abandon hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump said federal aid can't continue "forever" to Puerto Rico, a US territory facing a humanitarian crisis after being hit by two hurricanes.

Bannon: Trump firing Comey biggest mistake in 'political history'

12 Sep 2017

Bannon: Trump firing Comey biggest mistake in 'political history'

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey was the biggest mistake made in "modern political history."

Controversial Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka exits White House

26 Aug 2017

Controversial Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka exits White House

A White House official said Sebastian Gorka, one of US President Donald Trump's most publicly visible aides, is no longer part of the Trump administration.

Trump's controversial chief strategist Steve Bannon exits White House

19 Aug 2017

Trump's controversial chief strategist Steve Bannon exits White House

The Trump administration has lost yet another top aide.

Trump breaks 64-years of precedent, gives just one solo presser

08 Aug 2017

Trump breaks 64-years of precedent, gives just one solo presser

US President Donald Trump's dislike for the news media is no secret, he largely prefers Twitter for disseminating information.

"Won't stay off social media", says Donald Trump

02 Aug 2017

"Won't stay off social media", says Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump's Twitter addiction is well known; he recently made it clear that he wouldn't quit using social media as it was the only way for him to "get the truth out".

Trump's chief of staff forced out in stormy White House

29 Jul 2017

Trump's chief of staff forced out in stormy White House

US President Donald Trump has forced out White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, replacing him with Homeland Security secretary John Kelly.

US announces new flight security measures to avoid laptop ban

29 Jun 2017

US announces new flight security measures to avoid laptop ban

The US Department of Homeland Security has unveiled enhanced security measures for all flights entering the US.

Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

29 May 2017

Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

President Donald Trump came out in support of his son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner, following reports that he had tried setting up secret back-channels for communication with Russia.

Laptop ban: US may ban laptops on all flights

29 May 2017

Laptop ban: US may ban laptops on all flights

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the US is considering imposing a blanket ban on carrying laptops in the cabins of all fights coming in and leaving from the US.

Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

27 May 2017

Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

On May 27, it was reported that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had spoken to Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kisylak, in December.

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

26 May 2017

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

On May 26, it was reported that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was facing FBI scrutiny as part of the investigation into Russia, according to US media reports.

Electronic devices larger than cellphones banned on certain US-bound flights

21 Mar 2017

Electronic devices larger than cellphones banned on certain US-bound flights

In March, the US banned electronic devices larger than a cellphone on incoming flights from certain countries due to a security threat, said officials.

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

27 Feb 2017

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico would respond to any tax the US would unilaterally impose on Mexican imports.

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

26 Feb 2017

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

US President Donald Trump said building of the "great (Mexico) border wall" will start "soon, way ahead of schedule".

"Concern, irritation" among Mexicans about Trump's immigration policies

24 Feb 2017

"Concern, irritation" among Mexicans about Trump's immigration policies

Expressing "irritation" at US President Donald Trump's policies, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Mexico was worried about respect for immigrants' rights.

Mexico rejects US deportation policy

23 Feb 2017

Mexico rejects US deportation policy

Mexico has rejected new immigration guidelines issued by the Trump administration, under which all immigrants are subject to deportation.

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

12 Feb 2017

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will cost $21.6 billion, a study from Department of Homeland Security has found. It will take over three years to construct it.

Donald Trump "growing increasingly frustrated" in new job

11 Feb 2017

Donald Trump "growing increasingly frustrated" in new job

US President Donald Trump is "growing increasingly frustrated" in the face of realistic governing challenges in his new job.

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

02 Feb 2017

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

President Donald Trump threatened to send American troops into Mexico to take care of "bad hombres" [bad men] in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a leaked White House transcript cited by the Associated Press.

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

27 Jan 2017

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

US President Donald Trump suggested that a new 20% tax on imports from Mexico would be instituted to finance the construction of a border wall.