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"I'm rob Archer atop story at four thirty President Trump has confirmed the John Kelly will be stepping down as chief of staff after months of tensions in speculation leaving at the end of the year. He's been with the almost two years now. You know? We'll probably get to see him in a little while. But John Kelly. John Kelly will be leaving the end of the year at the. I appreciated service. Very brazen. Was careful not to describe the changes a firing. He says Illinois his successor in a few days. Julia Manchester's reporter for the hill. And she says the relationship between John Kelly the president and the White House staff has been a tumultuous one heard reports of the president and Kelly getting into arguments over on the department of homeland Security John Kelly is very close that department because his former chief of staff Kerstin Nielsen we heard there was shouting match between Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton that spilled into the halls of the White House. So quite a bit of internal drama there while nothing immediately us going to replace Kelly reportedly wants Nick eyars, vice President Mike Pence is chief of staff CBS news, political consultant, Leonard Steinhorn says this comes as no surprise. I think he's looking at Nick Ayers to be a far more politically savvy chief of staff, then general Kelly was Arizona. Also has the support from Jared, Kushner and vodka Trump. So for now, he's going to start out in the president's good graces Steinhorn says the President Trump was unhappy with a disciplined structure that general Kelly had brought to the White House while speaking with reporters on the south lawn. President Trump talked about last night's filings from special counsel, Robert Muller, and the government cases between Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. The report. Everybody. President claims."