in the vicinity ofthe video, trump says that he will interview 5 candidates for chief of staff
Speaking at a meeting with the nation’s governors-elect at the White house on Thursday, President Trump revealed that he is to replace five candidates to outgoing chief of staff John Kelly.
“We interview people that said now to the chief of staff” Trump. He said the shortlist of “five people” was consisted of “mostly well-known” contender, all of which are “great people” and “really good.”
Reuters speaks of earlier in the week, Trump remarked that it is “at least 10, 12 — 12 people want it is bad” and that “everyone wants it. Who would not want to be the top few people in Washington, DC?”
In an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Harris Faulkner on “outnumbered Overtime” Trump any idea of what he wants to be offered for Kelly’s replacement.
“I want someone who is strong, but I want someone who thinks as I do,” he said. “It is my vision. It is my vision. After all, at the same time, I’m open to ideas.”
Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, similar to Fox News’ “Hannity said,” only on Monday that the President was weighing his options for a good personality fit.
“The President is said to be the right choice for the chief of staff, when he’s ready,” Kushner. “And, hopefully, he’ll choose someone he has great chemistry, a great relationship with, who will help him navigate the next few years to keep up with all the good opportunities that will arise.”
No clear frontrunner to replace John Kelly in the White house
Advisor to the President, Kelly Anne Conway told Fox News on Tuesday that Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, maybe they will stay short into the new year, while the President finds a replacement. Trump had initially gone said Kelly would be the end of the year.
Vice President Pence chief of staff Nick Ayers announced Sunday that he will leave the White house at the end of the year, leaving unclear who will take the place of Kelly, as Ayers is the favorite for this role.
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While the speculation has grown about the Trump ultimately choose a candidate — the house freedom Caucus chair Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N. C., was beyond dispute, on Wednesday.
“Congressman Mark Meadows is a great friend of President Trump, and makes an incredible work, said in Congress,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders in a statement Wednesday. “The President said to him, we need him in Congress, so he can continue the great work he does there.”
“I have the best job in the world, the people of Western North Carolina and work alongside the President Trump the last two years,” the forgotten men and women of America, a voice said in her government,” Meadows in his own statement. “I know the President has a long list of tremendous candidates for its next chief of staff, and whoever it is will have my full support moving forward.”
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Some unlikely contenders also have their hat thrown into the ring. To Trump the former Major League Baseball slugger Jose Canseco tweeted this week that “u need a bash brother, boss, if you [sic] staff.” Canseco shared his “little buddy” he has “a secret reorg plan.”
“You also worry about it looking more like a Twinkie everyday,” wrote Canseco. “I buff, you exercise daily.”
Fox News ” Harris Faulkner contributed to this report.