The firing of Reince Pribeus is far more shocking and likely to have greater ramifications within the Trump administration , and the public's confidence in Trump's stability as a leader. Scaramucci's tagging of Priebus led some to believe Scaramucci was accusing Priebus of being the source of the so-called " leak ". "I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country", President Trump concluded.
Thursday night, comedian Mario Cantone made his debut as newly-appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci , prophetically predicting a major shake-up in the White House in the process. Priebus' hold on the White House job has always been in question, more so this week after Trump's new communications director badmouthed him to a reporter for the New Yorker .
In another tweet on Friday, Trump expressed his appreciation for Priebus, who became chief of staff at the beginning of the administration. He told reporters that Priebus was "a good man", and thanked him for his service. After all the build up that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus might be on his way out, it finally was announced Friday evening , but Priebus apparently resigned quietly Thursday.
A police spokesman stated: 'This activity relates to an ongoing investigation. Australian counter-terrorism police have raided properties in several Sydney suburbs in an operation aimed at disrupting plans for "terrorist attacks". The family who lived in the raided house on Cleveland Street in Surry Hills have been described as "perfectly nice and normal people" by a neighbour.
The European Commission has given Poland a month to respond to concerns for the rule of law raised by the EU executive in an unprecedented process launched past year. The next step in the infringement process would involve a final warning by the commission to the Polish government in the form of a "reasoned opinion", after which a lawsuit could be filed.
It also imposes financial sanctions against Iran and North Korea . Nevertheless he did not give any detail on what Russia's response could be, saying simply: "we will see", adding that he had not seen the final version of the United States sanctions bill.
His mantra the past few weeks was that Republicans had to pass a rewrite of the 2010 health law because they had told their conservative base of voters that they would ever since Democrats passed it on a party-line vote. That would have sent a shock wave through health insurance markets, spiking premiums. "If moving forward requires a conference committee, that is something the House is willing to do", he said .
The new chief of staff is John F. Kelly who was previously the Homeland Security Secretary. He's a great great American. Kelly, 67, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, is now secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and will assume the chief of staff post on Monday.
President Donald Trump on Friday tapped his Homeland Security secretary, John Kelly, as his new chief of staff, marking a remarkable rise for the retired general within the administration. At the National Security Council, there has been a leadership struggle since Michael Flynn resigned in the face of pressure over undisclosed contacts with Russian Federation.
The departure of Priebus comes a week after Sean Spicer quit as Trump's spokesman in reaction to the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House director of communications. Priebus' already tense relationship with Scaramucci took a darker turn over the past two days when the communications chief suggested in a late-night tweet that Priebus was one of the "leakers" that Trump has railed against.
Russian President Vladimir Putin , who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered using cyber warfare methods, said that Russia would be forced to retaliate if Washington pressed ahead with what he called illegal new sanctions against Moscow , describing United States conduct towards his country as boorish and unreasonable.
Our children deserve better than being used as pawns. The House and Senate met briefly but didn't take up any action. Cullerton said this week he's concerned about Rauner's "mental state" after a massive defeat on the budget, followed by the firing or resignation of many top staffers, and didn't want the governor to act out of anger.
Russian Federation could look at imposing economic counter-sanctions against the United States, the former official said, saying he thought that retaliation in Ukraine or Syria was less likely because it was more likely to lead to a USA counter response.
In two separate meetings on Saturday, headed by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , PML-N leaders chose to rally behind Nawaz's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif , as his eventual successor. Nawaz Sharif moved out of the prime minister's house and all of the members of his cabinet had their protocols removed . The former prime minister and his family have consistently denied any wrongdoing.
Rift Valley regional coordinator Wanyama Musiambo and Uasin Gishu county commissioner Abdi Hassan are among security chiefs at the scene. A reporter for the Reuters news agency who is at the scene said the area leading to the compound is still cordoned off to the public and journalists.
John Kelly is a battle-hardened commander who would bring a background of military discipline and order to President Donald Trump's roiling White House as the new chief of staff. On Wednesday, Scaramucci went on a expletive-laden rant to a reporter where he called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac". His departure culminated in a very public display of a rivalry with the new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci.
Brad Gerstman, a NY lobbyist and public relations executive, said it probably doesn't matter to Trump that Scaramucci and Priebus don't get along. "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff", he said.
Around 100 fans waited for over an hour to see the 25-year-old, who signed autographs and posed for pictures before briefly speaking. Boss Ernesto Valverde swerved the media on the eve of the match with arch-rival Real, but Iniesta sang Neymar's praises.
Iranian naval forces are tasked with guaranteeing security within the country's maritime borders, where they have been involved in a series of face-offs with USA vessels for intrusion into Iranian territorial waters. The Navy boat fired two warning shots into the water, fearing a collision with the Iranian patrol boat. On Tuesday , the USS Thunderbolt fired several warning shots from a heavy machine gun in response to an Iranian vessel's " provocative actions ", according to Pentagon officials.
Trump's desire, often expressed during the 2016 presidential campaign, to improve relations has been hamstrung by findings from U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered to help the Republican against Democrat Hillary Clinton.