John F. Kelly

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John Francis Kelly (born May 11, 1950) is the Chief of staff of the Trump Administration, who reportedly insisted upon the firing of conservatives Steve Bannon and Anthony Scaramucci. He previously served for six months as the fifth United States Secretary of Homeland Security under President Donald Trump. As such, he is a member of the National Security Council. He is a retired United States Marine Corps general and the former commander of United States Southern Command.

Secretary of Homeland Security

Kelly served as the Secretary of Homeland Security during the first six months of Trump's presidency. He made many accomplishments in advancing conservative policies during his tenure at the DHS.[1][2]

For more information about Kelly's tenure at the DHS, see:

White House Chief of Staff

President Trump appointed Kelly to be the White House Chief of Staff, with his term starting on July 31, 2017.[3][4]

Personal life

In 2010, Kelly's 29-year-old son, First Lieutenant Robert Kelly, was killed in action when he stepped on a landmine while leading a platoon of Marines on a patrol in Afghanistan.

See also

References

  1. Munro, Neil (July 28, 2017). Ten Accomplishments By John Kelly At Homeland Security. Breitbart News. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  2. Gomez, Alan (July 31, 2017). Chief of staff Kelly's record at Homeland Security shows steady, loyal leadership. USA Today. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  3. Kellman, Laurie (July 29, 2017). New chief of staff takes over at White House come Monday. The Washington Times. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  4. Boyer, Dave (July 28, 2017). Trump names DHS Secretary Kelly as White House chief of staff; Priebus out. The Washington Times. Retrieved July 29, 2017.

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