(WJBK) - Secretary John F. Kelly has been named White House Chief of Staff, replacing former Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus.
President Donald Trump made the announcement via Twitter at 4:49 p.m. Friday, calling Kelly a "true star" of his administration.
I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2017
...and a Great Leader. John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. He has been a true star of my Administration— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2017
I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2017
Prior to this new position, Kelly was U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.
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