Trump chief of staff John Kelly leaves the White House

Trump chief of staff John Kelly leaves the White House

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Some reports indicate that Mr Kelly's relationship with Mr Trump has deteriorated

President Donald Trump has told reporters that his Chief of Staff John Kelly will be leaving his job by the end of the year.

For several days there have been persistent reports that Mr. Kelly has been pressured.

Some reports say that the relationship between the retired Marine Corps General and Mr. Trump has deteriorated and that they no longer speak with each other.

A replacement would be called "in the next one or two days," Trump added.