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The Candidates: Donald Trump Selecting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump is interviewing candidates to serve as his new chief of staff after announcing Saturday that General John Kelly will leave the position at the beginning of next year.

Soldiers from the Kentucky-based 19th Engineer Battalion are installing barbed wire fences on the banks of the Rio Grande in Laredo on November 18, 2018. - Soldiers from the Kentucky-based 19th Engineer Battalion are working in Laredo to install fencing as part of a military deployment ordered by President Donald …

Trump Gives Jim Mattis Authority to Broaden Troop Border Activities

President Donald Trump has given Defense Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to allow troops at the Southwest border to perform “military protective activities” he deems necessary to protect troops and border patrol agents, according to a White House memo viewed by Breitbart News.

Outgoing deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel, right, looks on as President Donald Trump arrives for a Diwali ceremonial lighting of the Diya in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel Faces Exit

News of Ricardel’s departure was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. She served under National Security Advisor John Bolton as his second in command but was ousted after clashing with the first lady on her trip to Africa, according to NBC News.

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John Bolton and John Kelly Clash Over Border

White House chief of staff John Kelly and National Security adviser John Bolton erupted in a shouting match on Thursday, according to a report from Bloomberg News reporter Jennifer Jacobs.

Director of Communications for the White House Public Liaison Office Omarosa Manigault October 26, 2017 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Donald Trump: White House Staff Hated ‘Wacky Omarosa’

“Wacky Omarosa, who got fired 3 times on the Apprentice, now got fired for the last time,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “She never made it, never will. She begged me for a job, tears in her eyes, I said Ok.”