US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he'd reveal his pick to replace outgoing Chief of Staff John Kelly within the next two weeks, but with the Mueller investigation probing and prosecuting individuals closest to Trump, filling the position may be tougher than imagined.
The chief of staff job is considered one of the most powerful in Washington, advising the president and serving as a gatekeeper controlling the flow of information and access to the Oval Office. "The two people to hold the job were left with their reputations diminished after failing to constrain the president, who often prefers to function as his own chief of staff".
Rather than building a war room to manage the intersecting crises as past administrations have done, the Trump White House is understaffed, stuck in a bunker mentality and largely resigned to a plan to wing it.
"We have a lot of people that want the job", Trump told reporters at the White House. "I will be making a decision soon!" Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has been one of the few people openly vying for the job, though it's not clear how serious this proposition is.
When Mr Trump appoints a replacement for Mr Kelly, he will set a record for most chiefs of staff within the first 24 months of an administration, according to analysis by Kathryn Dunn Tenpas of the Brookings Institution. "Many, over ten, are vying for and wanting the White House Chief of Staff position". No obvious successor to Kelly was in sight, and there was some fretting that Trump may not be able to fill the job by the time Kelly leaves. The report also describes White House officials as convinced that special counsel Robert Mueller won't find enough in terms of potential collusion with Russian Federation to convict the president of a crime. "Serving as Chief of Staff would be an incredible honor".
Trump's administration has set records for staff turnover, and he has often struggled to attract experienced political professionals, a challenge that has grown more hard by the upcoming threat of costly Democratic oversight investigations and an uncertain political environment.
"Still need that apology for mentioning the 350s and trying to take food out your idol's kid's mouths", he tweeted . He also doubled down on his claim that he didn't give Pusha-T the intel for his diss track "The Story of Adidon ".
Prosecutors did not agree on any guidelines range, but agreed to request leniency if she provides "substantial assistance". Butina also faces the possibility she will be deported after she serves any prison sentence the judge choses to impose.
ET: Added accurate conversion for US pricing, taking into account historical pricing differences between the Galaxy S9 and S10. According to the Gizmodo leaker, the Samsung Galaxy S10 will allegedly launch before Mobile World Congress 2019.
He made two more big catches in the final seconds to put them over the top. "What is it, Week 15 in the NFL? ". Throughout the day, we'll provide you with the latest news on Gordon's status and whether he will play.
Spavor runs tours of North Korea along with sports, business and other exchanges through his company, Paektu Cultural Exchange . Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada's former ambassador to China, told Canadian broadcaster CBC: "In China there are no coincidences".
However, Gustav Klimt bounced back with a fine performance at the Barronstown Stud Irish European Breeders Fund in June last year. Gustav Klimt moved to the inside down the final furlong and found just enough speed to beat out his compatriot Nebo by a head .
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