However one official claimed "the President hates reading these stories, he hates it", and that tensions between Trump and Kelly have been growing for weeks. Whether NBC's sources spoke to the outlet in hopes of pushing Kelly out for good is unclear - some officials told NBC he'd be gone by July - but the president is unlikely to react kindly to any questioning of his all-powerful brain. I am committed to the President, his agenda, and our country'.
'This is another pathetic attempt to smear people close to President Trump and distract from the administration's many successes, ' Kelly continued. "I have no reason to question his mental fitness".
In recent months, Mr Trump has chafed at Mr Kelly's controlling management style and has occasionally talked with friends about replacing him.
"Several sources interviewed by the publication shared comments that they attributed to Kelly, including "[Trump] doesn't even understand what DACA is.
Kelly's comment came as the officials deliberated on the future of the United States effort in Syria, following Trump's off-the-cuff comments saying he was determined to get U.S. troops out of the country.
While people who are honest and keep tabs on the president are valuable assets, it's also disheartening that the people who end up in those positions often push him toward even more radical anti-immigration policies.
Adding to that abhorrent list, the NBC report Monday also revealed that Kelly perpetuates a culture of sexism in the West Wing. That episode created what White House officials described as an irreparable rift between Trump and his chief diplomat, and ultimately led to Tillerson's unceremonious March firing.
They also said that Kelly often steps in if other aides use curse words in front of women in the White House.
The leaks are the latest indication that Kelly may be losing influence in the Trump administration. "He's an idiot", Kelly said in a meeting about the program that protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children, according to two officials in attendance.
General Kelly is a 45-year military veteran and was in charge of Southern Command, responsible for military operations in Central and South America and the Caribbean, from 2012 until his retirement in January 2016.
The two men's relationship has reportedly been unraveling recently, and the NBC report points to some hallmarks in the deterioration.
Elsewhere on the night, Dillon Danis made a winning debut in MMA by submitting Kyle Walker with a superb toehold. Fedor will now progress to the semi-finals of the grand-prix, where he'll go up against Chael Sonnen .
Hundreds of additional protesters ran to the scene, and Israeli armored vehicles sped to the site and fired barrages of tear gas. Those protests call for the right of return for refugees to what is now Israeli territory after the country's creation in 1948.
Ford sold 209,000 Fusion sedans in 2017 - it's best-selling sedan - compared to 265,000 in 2016, and down from 306,000 in 2014. Ford this week announced it would withdraw almost all of the cars it sells from the North American market (via TechCrunch ).
Russia, Iran and Turkey are the guarantor states in the so-called Astana process aimed at ending the violence in Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted a summit on Syria with the Iranian and Turkish presidents in November.
When asked whether he could be friends with Mourinho, Wenger spoke instead of "respect" for the current United boss. Manchester United: After their excellent win over Spurs, Mourinho is likely to stick with the same team.
In the aftermath, the question seems to be: Did Wolf go too far? Sarah Huckabee Sanders wasn't the only target of Wolf's act. You guys love breaking news, and you did it. "What Wolf did is what comedians do", one reader wrote.
He called supporters to vote Democrats out of office, remarking at the rally, "the Democrats don't care about our military". It wasn't clear if he was chuckling because he found the idea ridiculous or because he thought it wasn't a bad idea.
It's the latest in a series of appointments and nominations that has opponents questioning US President Donald Trump 's judgement. It was a new low in the ongoing effort to undermine each of President Trump's Cabinet nominees by any means necessary.
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