"The president wanted to go in a different direction", he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer, adding that he thought Gen Kelly was "a brilliant pick".
Kelly, a former U.S. Marine Corps general, was called a "Great American and a Great Leader" by Trump.
From the moment Trump became president on January 20, Priebus was the source of near-constant speculation about how long he would last in a White House riven by warring factions.
"I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff".
White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino, left, walks with former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus as they step off Air Force One as they arrives Friday, July 28, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. That brought Trump and Priebus close, but it was never a natural fit - the mild-mannered, careful former Wisconsin Republican Party leader with the Midwestern accent, once critically described as the "nebbish's nebbish", and the flashy, cavalier NY billionaire.
El secretario general de la Casa Blanca Reince Priebus habla con algunas personas en el Salón Este de la residencia presidencial, el 26 de julio de 2017.
Trump's announcement that he had replaced Priebus with Kelly came just moments after news broke that Scaramucci's wife, Deidre, has filed for divorce, allegedly due to his "naked political ambition", according to the New York Post.
Trump's first White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, resigned last week with the news that Scaramucci was being brought on as communications director.
Priebus is being replaced by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.
Scaramucci responded on Twitter after Lizza's piece was published was published, saying he will "refrain" from using colorful language "in this arena" and that he made the made the mistake of trusting a reporter. I can't think of a better person than General John Kelly to succeed me and I wish him God's blessings and great success. Another ally, Katie Walsh, left the White House in the spring. "I think it's time to hit the reset button", Priebus said in a televised interview from the White House. His departure comes after Trump lost a major legislative battle early Friday when the Senate failed to pass legislation repealing Obamacare.
The drama was the latest sign of disarray within the Trump White House even as it tries to advance healthcare and tax reform legislation. Yet, just days after taking office, Kelly had to lead the agency as it dealt with the chaos and confusion that ensued at airports in the US and around the world. He defended the orders to reporters and lawmakers and insisted he indeed had been part of the decision-making process.
Pence also congratulated Kelly, writing, "I know you will do a great job!"
Hasenhuttl insisted he didn't have a problem with Liverpool's persistent pursuit, however, saying "that is football business". We don't have many injuries now, which is the best news and if we can stay fit, we can be very strong.
Former chief minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of being behind the resignations of his party MLCs. Meanwhile, there are also reports coming in which claim that BSP MLC Thakur Jaiveer Singh has also resigned.
Ball was given the technical foul in the first half of his team's game against Team BBC. "She's got a vendetta", Ball told ESPN . If you're gonna be qualified you better be in shape and you better know the game.
Aisyah and Huong said that they believed they were carrying out a prank for a reality television show, and not a murder. Shah Alam High Court judge Justice Azmi Ariffin set the date for the trial, reports The Malaysian Star daily.
Starbucks acquired the US mall-based chain in 2012, with then-CEO Howard Schultz citing the huge potential for the tea market. While DavidsTea does have mall-based locations, the company doesn't restrict itself like Teavana does.
Hyde County public information officer Donnie Shumate says there are some 10,000 visitors on the island. Two are being loaded on to ferries at Swan Quarter Friday afternoon for transport to Ocracoke Island.
Jamie Callum, Ella Eyre , Lianne La Havas and Marcus Mumford are just four of the 12 judges who created the shortlist. The Hyundai Mercury Prize awards show will take place at Eventim Apollo , Hammersmith on 14 September.
WhatsApp rolled out the Snapchat like status feature a few months ago and even added a status tab only next to the home tab. We checked with them, and Whatsapp has declined to disclose its monthly and daily active users for India.
Parmar told reporters he was "fed up with factionalism" in the Congress which had prevented the growth of the party in Gujarat . A section of the Congress' legislators claimed that seven MLAs decided against going with them to Bengaluru.
About 80 percent of those openings are for full-time roles, with another 10,000 part-time jobs at the company's sortation centers. This Wednesday, July 19, 2017, photo shows an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Miami.
Trump on Long Island Today at Suffolk College
The venue is close to where MS-13 has committed a string of gruesome murders, including April's massacre of four young men. President Donald Trump will address gang violence in a speech on Friday afternoon, the White House announced.
In subway announcement, Cuomo blames Con Ed
The union supports the subway rescue plan, which calls for fixing signals and tracks and hiring 2,700 workers. Also, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority was accused by the mayor of not spending its capital budget.
Wolfenstein II DLC Will Focus on Secondary Characters
The season pass is $25, while a pre-order will cost nothing if you grab it through Amazon , or $5 from other stores. The New Colossus launches in October, but publisher Bethesda has already unveiled the game's DLC plan.
Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska
A passenger was detained by the crew, the cruise liner said, adding the ship had authority to detain a person who commits a crime. No word yet on if guests will get a partial refund or credit due to the cruise interruption caused by this death.