US News White House chief Kelly: ‘Unless things change, I’m not quitting. I’m not getting fired.’

02:50  13 october  2017
02:50  13 october  2017 Source:   The Washington Post

Manohar Lal Khattar, Amarinder Singh in war of words over Honeypreet’s arrest

  Manohar Lal Khattar, Amarinder Singh in war of words over Honeypreet’s arrest It started when Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar hinted at the possibility of Punjab Police's collusion with Honeypreet while she was on the run for 38 days. During an interaction with media-persons after chairing a meeting of senior police officers, Khattar said, "I feel whenever Punjab Police got the information, they should have shared it with Haryana Police and handed her over to them. Whatever delay happened in this, whatever information is available, many things will come out in Honeypreet's interrogation, which is still on. Punjab policemen were arrested, their vehicles were seized.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , left, shakes hands with President Donald Trump after being privately sworn in during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House . " Unless things change ," Kelly added, " I ' m not quitting . I ' m not getting fired ."

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly , making his first public appearance before journalists, said Thursday that he is neither frustrated in his job nor planning to depart. I ’ m not getting fired .’

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly in the Oval Office on Tuesday. © Melina Mara/The Washington Post White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly in the Oval Office on Tuesday.

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, making his first public appearance before journalists, said Thursday that he is neither frustrated in his job nor planning to depart.

Taking the lectern in the White House briefing room, Kelly sought to dismiss reports that he has been frustrated working for President Trump in what he characterized as “the hardest job I've ever had.”

“Although I read it all the time pretty consistently, I’m not quitting today,” Kelly said. “I don’t believe — and I just talked to the president — I don’t think I’m being fired today. And I’m not so frustrated in this job that I’m thinking of leaving.”

Manohar Lal Khattar, Amarinder Singh in war of words over Honeypreet’s arrest

  Manohar Lal Khattar, Amarinder Singh in war of words over Honeypreet’s arrest It started when Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar hinted at the possibility of Punjab Police's collusion with Honeypreet while she was on the run for 38 days. During an interaction with media-persons after chairing a meeting of senior police officers, Khattar said, "I feel whenever Punjab Police got the information, they should have shared it with Haryana Police and handed her over to them. Whatever delay happened in this, whatever information is available, many things will come out in Honeypreet's interrogation, which is still on. Punjab policemen were arrested, their vehicles were seized.

" Unless things change , I ' m not quitting , I ' m not getting fired and I don't think I'll fire anyone tomorrow," chief of staff John Kelly told reporters during a surprise showing at the daily White House briefing. "I don't think I ' m being fired today, and I ' m not so frustrated in this job that I ' m thinking of

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Chief of Staff John Kelly insisted Thursday he's not quitting or being fired — for now. " Unless things change , I ' m not quitting , I ' m not getting fired and I don't think I'll fire anyone tomorrow

Kelly continued: “I would tell you, this is the hardest job I’ve ever had. This is, in my view, the most important job I’ve ever had. I would offer, though, it is not the best job I’ve ever had.” That, he said, was serving as an enlisted Marine.

“Unless things change,” Kelly added, “I’m not quitting. I’m not getting fired.”

A four-star Marine Corps general, Kelly took over as Trump's chief of staff on July 28 and has enforced new order and disciplined processes in what had been a chaotic West Wing.

Advisers and other people close to both Trump and Kelly have said there have been tensions and points of frustration as the two men adjust to working with each other, although Trump has repeatedly praised his chief's performance — even predicting last weekend that Kelly would stay on the job for seven years, until the completion of the president's second term.

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Trump denies her account; U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was in car with Myeshia Johnson, widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, when Trump calledMyeshia Johnson was on her way to the airport to greet the remains of her husband, Army Sgt. La David Johnson, when she received the call from the commander-in-chief, CBS Miami reports.

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