After the former four-star Marine Corps general replaced former RNC Chairman Reince Priebus as the White House Chief Of Staff, he reportedly earned the nickname of "Church Lady" for trying to instill some discipline into a factionalized and chaotic West Wing.
Michael Wolff's bombshell book on Donald Trump's nine months in the White House is a softball compared to a new book on the president set to hit stores January 29 by Fox News Channel media critic Howard Kurtz, The Washington Post reports.
Trump, who is known to bristle at speculation that he's, is also believed to have expressed his displeasure with Kelly's performance: "I've got another nut job here who thinks he's running things", Trump said to a friend, according to a Republican source cited by Vanity Fair.
"The past three weeks have made very clear who the leakers are", the White House informed the newspaper, referring to Bannon.
The White House did not respond to questions about other parts of the excerpts obtained by The Post.
Kurtz, the host of Fox News' "Media Buzz", similarly describes the White House as a frantic place where the President's staff looks to adjust to his sometimes confusing tweets, according to the Washington Post.
Saturday evening: Warmer night and partly cloudy
In fact, Tuesday's highs will be the coolest we see for the rest of the week as I still see a slow warming in the days to follow. The cold front will move through the Valley this evening but the bulk of the rain will be exiting the Valley by 4 p.m.
22 dead as Kabul hotel siege comes to a close
The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and said their targets were foreign forces including US troops. No Norwegian soldiers were injured in the attack, for which the Taliban took responsibility.
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Another new work, The Head And The Load by William Kentridge, will have its world premiere at Tate Modern's Turbine Hall in July. They are way beyond what I expected.
Trump seemed to agree with Bannon's claim that Ivanka Trump was the source of a leak, Kurtz writes.
Special counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayTrump's first year in office was the year of the woman CNN's Avlon: Trump's "built a big attractive metaphor, that's all the wall was" Conway, Cuomo spar on Twitter over claim that "nobody" in Trump WH talks about Hillary Clinton MORE initially tried to persuade the president against the idea of sending Spicer out in his defense, according to an excerpt, as reported by The Washington Post.
"She invoked a line that she often employed when Trump was exercised over some slight", Kurtz wrote.
Trump took his onetime confidant's side over his daughter's, Kurtz wrote.
Although Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway tried to dissuade Trump from ordering Spicer to attack the press, Trump had Spicer do it anyway, leading to an entire news cycle about inauguration crowd sizes and ridicule.
After Kelly reportedly told a group of Democratic lawmakers that Trump's views on immigration and his long-promised border wall had "evolved", he made similar comments in a Fox News interview. "I shouldn't have done that".