Rumors Fly At The White House About New Staff Cuts. Who’s not making the cut?
President Trump announced ‘big changes’ coming down the line sparking massive claims about who’s next for potential staff changes? The mainstream media loves to talk about President Trump’s ‘Warpath’ on staffers without taking into account that Trump is a businessman and not a politician.
In politics, it’s common to stick with ‘what you know’ even if it doesn’t work but that same model doesn’t fly in business. The latest rumors of whose job is on the line is a bit of a surprise but knowing Trump, it isn’t a shocker. Take a look at what they’re saying up on the hill.
President Trump could be making more changes to his Cabinet this week in the wake of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s firing, multiple sources told Fox News on Wednesday evening.
The potential changes — described by sources as a “bloodbath” — include the departure of National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and his replacement by John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Other departures from the administration would include Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and Chief of Staff John Kelly.
The sources have cautioned that Trump will make the ultimate decision about all staff changes. However, the departure of McMaster has been described by multiple sources as “imminent.”
Kelly would be replaced as chief of staff by Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, the sources said, with Energy Secretary Rick Perry replacing Shulkin at the VA. Ray Washburne, the chairman of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, would replace Perry as energy secretary.
After announcing Tillerson’s dismissal on Twitter Tuesday, Trump himself hinted that more changes might be forthcoming…