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Vanity Fair: Trump Could Consider John Kelly for Veterans Affairs

In light of the collapse of Ronny Jackson’s nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, Gabriel Sherman writes in Vanity Fair that President Trump could conceivably shift current chief of staff and decorated military leader General John Kelly to head up the massive agency.

U.S. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attend a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House marking the September 11 attacks September 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. Today marks the 16th anniversary of the attacks that killed almost 3,000 people and wounded another 6,000. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NYT: Donald Trump Asked Gen. John Kelly to Help Force Out Ivanka, Jared

Privately, some aides have expressed frustration that Mr. Kushner and his wife, the president’s daughter Ivanka Trump, have remained at the White House, despite Mr. Trump at times saying they never should have come to the White House and should leave. Yet aides also noted that Mr. Trump has told the couple that they should keep serving in their roles, even as he has privately asked Mr. Kelly for his help in moving them out.

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Dem Rep Speier: Kelly Should ‘Absolutely Not’ Keep His Job

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) stated that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly should “Absolutely not” keep his job over his handling of former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter. Speier said she believes the

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Cummings: Wilson Is ‘Probably One of the Great Sheroes of Our Time’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) stated White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly made inaccurate statements about “probably one of the great sheroes of our time, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL).” Cummings said, “I was kind

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Dem Rep Gabbard: Criticism of Generals on Trump Cabinet ‘Offensive’

Thursday on CNN’s “The Lead,” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a veteran of the U.S. Army, said of the criticism of President-elect Donald Trump picking generals for his cabinet, “I find it pretty offensive for people to outright discriminate against veterans.”

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Top U.S. General: Caribbean Mosque Has ‘Associated Itself’ with Islamic State

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) chief has indicated that one of a few “radical” mosques in the Caribbean has linked itself to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), noting that the number of Islamic extremists in that region intent on attacking Western targets has increased in the last year.

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Dabiq: ISIS Could Transport Nuke from Nigeria into U.S. Through Mexico

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), in the latest edition of its propaganda magazine, indicated that it could purchase a nuclear weapon in Pakistan, take it to Nigeria, and then smuggle it into the U.S. through Mexico by using existing trafficking networks in Latin America.