He has been a true star of my Administration. "There's a new sheriff in town", said Mr Barry Bennett, a former Trump campaign adviser.
Kelly, who was the secretary of homeland security at the time, considered resigning in solidarity, although Comey eventually advised him against it, the sources said. Mr Kelly, who also wanted him removed, summoned Mr Scaramucci to his office on Monday morning and fired him on the spot, the official said.
Says Durbin: "He is in a position where he can stabilize this White House, that's good for this country". Republican lawmakers who spoke to the AP are praying that Kelly, a retired four-star general known for his disciplinarian streak, will "forcefully clean the place up".
Priebus' presence in the White House was once seen as among the few tethers still binding Trump to the Republican National Committee as he was one of the members of the president's senior staff with the most experience in Washington politics. On Twitter Sunday, he said: "Don't give up Republican Senators, the World is watching: Repeal & Replace". Graham said the president "can still be consequential" by focusing on health care, getting on to tax reform and dealing with North Korea.
In Donald Trump's White House, it turns out that being a "paranoiac" doesn't mean they're not out to get you.
She added that, in his new role, Kelly would also be working with leaders on Capitol Hill, where she said the president's legislative agenda "has stalled". The sources cautioned that it was unclear how serious Kelly really was about resigning.
Kelly drew praise from lawmakers of both parties Tuesday.
It's no question the president's relationship with the RNC has had its share of ups and downs, but the relationship mostly mended after Trump won the nomination and ultimately the presidency, largely in part due to the RNC's ground game operation.