President Donald Trump has officially announced his selection for White House Chief of Staff former Director of the Office of Management & Budget Mick Mulvaney will now be filling the position previously held by General John Kelley. Here is what the president said in a pair of tweets.
….I look forward to working with him in this new capacity as we continue to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! John will be staying until the end of the year. He is a GREAT PATRIOT and I want to personally thank him for his service!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 14, 2018
Mulvaney now can add White House Chief of Staff to his list of jobs in the administration. There had been previous media reports that the president was considering his son-in-law Jarred Kushner, but is now apparent he has decided against that.
Here is a tweet of the president celebrating John Kelley’s year of service.
Congratulations to General John Kelly. Today we celebrate his first full year as @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff! pic.twitter.com/JWCaJ3GhHV
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 30, 2018