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Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner possible next chief of staff: US media

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president's next chief of staff, US media said Thursday. Kushner, an influential White House adviser and husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka, met with Republican leaders to discuss the job, according to the Huffington Post, which first reported the story. "I am not aware that he is under consideration but, as I think all of us here would recognize, he would be great in any role that the president…

Trump says Kelly will leave chief of staff job at end of year

WASHINGTON: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year, US President Donald Trump said on Saturday, his latest staff shakeup since midterm elections a month ago cost Republicans control of the House of Representatives. Trump, speaking to reporters as he left the White House to attend the annual football game between the Army and Navy military academies in Philadelphia, said he would name a successor for Kelly, possibly on an interim basis, in the next day or two. “He’s a great guy,”…

Trump brings in new chief of staff in bid to reset White House

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump installed retired Marine Corps general John Kelly as his new chief of staff on Monday, hoping to bring order and discipline to a White House beset by scandal, infighting, low approval ratings and legislative defeats. Trump confidently predicted the 67-year-old combat veteran - who impressed with a no-nonsense six-month stint at the Department of Homeland Security - would do a "spectacular job." "What he has done in terms of homeland security is record-shattering, if you look at the border, if…