WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting explanations for why President Donald Trump fired national security adviser Michael Flynn have revived questions about whether the president may have obstructed an ongoing investigation of potential contacts between his campaign and Russia. Pressure on the administration has mounted since Flynn last week pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI […]
White House chief of staff says he is not so frustrated he wants to leave
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House chief of staff John Kelly told reporters on Thursday he was not so frustrated in his job that he was considering leaving, tamping down reports about tension in the West Wing.
“Although I read it all the time, pretty consistently … I’m not quitting today. I don’t believe, and I just talked to the president, I don’t think I’m being fired today,” Kelly quipped during a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room.
“I’m not so frustrated in this job that I’m thinking of leaving,” he said, adding the job was the hardest and most important job he had ever had.
(Reporting by Jeff Mason and Steve Holland; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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