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Sources recommend more trump management changes
White House shuffle? Questions swirl around management positions; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.
President trump could be that more changes to his Cabinet this week in the Wake of the Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, the burn, several sources told Fox News on Wednesday evening.
The possible changes is the departure of National security Advisor H. R. McMaster and his replacement by John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Further deviations from the administration would include the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, and Chief of Staff John Kelly.
The sources have pointed out that Trump, the final decision on all personnel changes. But the departure was described by McMaster, by several sources as “imminent.”
Kelly replaced as chief of staff by the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, said the sources, with energy Secretary Rick Perry Shulkin replace would be at the VA. Ray Washburne, the Chairman of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, would replace Perry as Secretary of energy.
After the announcement of Tillerson’s dismissal on Twitter on Tuesday, Trump himself hinted that more changes soon, maybe.
“I know a lot of people learned very well over the last year,” Trump told reporters at the White house, “and I’m really at a point where we are getting very closely with the Cabinet and other things that I want.”
Trump has had a turbulent relationship with many members of his Cabinet. Last summer, he started publicly bashing state attorney General Jeff Sessions, a former close aide who was the first senator to his campaign.
Trump has used the words “beleaguered” and “to describe shameful”, the sessions of the recently stood up to the President and defended his decision to recuse himself from the investigation, the Russian influence in the 2016 presidential elections. Earlier Wednesday, Vanity Fair reported that Trump has meetings to fire are discussed and replace it with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Tillerson also often in conflict with Trump, who never forgave the outgoing Secretary of state for, allegedly, called him “an idiot” last summer, after grumbling that the President had no feel for foreign Affairs.
Trump’s esteem for the Cabinet is faded, in the last few months, The AP reported, citing two White house officials, and two outside consultants. He also said familiar, he was in the middle of changes to improve the staff-and, according to a person said to him, “get rid of dead weight” — that could cancel a number of embattled Cabinet Secretary, interior.
Interior Minister Ryan Zinke underwent questioning Tuesday by Senate Democrats, the spending accused him of tens of thousands of dollars on Microsoft office renovations and private flights while proposing deep cuts in conservation programs. Prong pushed back, saying that he “never took a private jet everywhere” — because all of the three flights he had been on private planes as a Secretary on planes with propellers, not jet engines.
Shulkin’s days at the VA are counted, after a bruising found internal reporting of ethics violations in connection with his trip to Europe with his wife last summer, according to senior administration officials. He has also given of a possible mutiny from his own employees: A political adviser to installed open Trump at the Department of Veterans Affairs, mused the other VA employee about the decline of the former Obama administration official.
Perry, after a Senate hearing on Wednesday, said he was not interested in changing jobs, adding, “I am the Minister of energy from now until the foreseeable future. Happy.”
Fox News’ John Roberts and The Associated Press contributed to this report.