Trump names John Kelly as White House chief of staff




Trump names John Kelly as White House chief of staff
Trump names John Kelly as White House chief of staff

WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he has named Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus, who has been in a feud with Trump's new communications director.

"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 ... and a Great Leader. John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. He has been a true star of my Administration." Trump said on Twitter.

"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," he added.

(Reporting by Eric Beech)

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