Listen: John Kelly, White House And Governor Charlie Baker discussed on WBZ Afternoon News
"Good afternoon. I'm Mike Macklin. Here's a look at what's happening. Donald Trump says his chief of staff at the White House General John Kelly will leave is White House post at the end of the year. Mr. Trump, not saying media will replace Kelly a retired Marine Corps general who served as chief of staff since July of twenty seventeen we get more on our top story from CBS news correspondent, Nicole Killian at the White House. He plans to name a replacement in the next day or two that it could be an interim replacement. Of course, the big name that has been buzzing in and around the White House's Nick Ayers who served with the vice president as his chief of staff CBS news, political consultant, Leonard Steinhorn says Kelly came on to bring order to the west wing after a chaotic first few months buddy says it was only a matter of time before Kelly left. The president was uncomfortable with the structure that Kelly put in place. Kelly felt that structure was. The only way to keep discipline in the White House, and ultimately the two would begin to drift apart because they didn't see eye to eye on how the White House would run in announcing Kelly's departure the president called him. A great guy Redondo when you're away from your radio you can listen to WBZ on the iheartradio app. Governor Charlie Baker is listing. Some of his goals for his second term which gets underway in the new year. Baker telling reporters this week, he's going to continue pursuing a housing agenda. If lawmakers are not able to get a Bill passed before the end of the year, he said Massachusetts needs to build more housing. The Republican governor also says he plans to continue pursuing an aggressive agenda battle the state's opioid addiction crisis. Baker says he wants the state to get serious about helping local communities mitigate hazards caused by climate change as well public health officials in wister traveling to homeless encampments vaccinating as many as two hundred ten people. An effort to stamp out a fast moving hepatitis. A outbreak is WBZ's Bill Marcus tells us officials say poverty, homelessness and intravenous drug abuse or fueling the contagion. Hepatitis eight can begin as a fever and Malays and develop into jaundice and acute liver infection, accompanied by pain in the upper quadrant of a person's abdomen. It's not a common element. But medical doctor. Michael Hirsh says lately there have been thirty five cases in Worcester. And that sparked a vaccination and public education campaign targeting the homeless, and it might encourage somebody to roll down their window and somebody drives by one of these panhandlers and say make sure you get your vaccination. For more information or a clinic in Worcester. Call five zero eight seven nine nine eight five three one Bill Marcus WBZ, NewsRadio ten thirty French police clashed with eighty government protesters in Paris the story coming up.."