John F Kelly

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The question of Jared Kushner’s access to intelligence was a flashpoint for the Trump administration. Photograph: REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

President Donald Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance last year and overruled concerns f(...)

Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, chief of staff John Kelly and senior adviser Jared Kushner. Porter’s resignation this month after domestic abuse allegations against him became public has increased White House tensions.   Photograph:  Tom Brenner/The New York Times

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, is resisting giving up his access to highly classified information, prompting a(...)

Donald Trump has asserted that “mere allegation” can destroy the lives of those accused. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump thrust himself into the national debate over sexual misconduct on Saturday, asserting that “a mere allegation” could destroy(...)

US president Donald Trump. He sees the office much as he did the night of his stunning victory – as a prize he must fight to protect every waking moment, with Twitter as his Excalibur. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Around 5.30 each morning, President Donald Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, mo(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte at an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit gala dinner in Manila. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

For the last week on the road, US president Donald Trump had been measured, disciplined and studiously scripted as he picked his way through the geopo(...)

John Kelly, the White House chief of staff: he  has made clear that one thing he will not seek to directly control is the behaviour of the president. Photograph:  Tom Brenner/The New York Times

For months, the White House under President Donald Trump operated with few real rules, and those were barely enforced. People wandered into the Oval O(...)

 Donald Trump talks to chief strategist Steve Bannon during a swearing in ceremony for senior staff at the White House in Washington, on January 22nd. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

US President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful an(...)

The new White House chief of staff General John Kelly:  often described the White House as one of the most dysfunctional organisations he had ever seen. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

In his six months as homeland security secretary, John Kelly often described the White House as one of the most dysfunctional organisations he had eve(...)

US president Donald Trump talks to reporters about the departure of his chief of staff Reince Priebus, at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, US. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has appointed department of homeland security chief John Kelly as the new White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Prieb(...)

Enda Kenny: the Taoiseach said that he had spoken directly to Mr Trump about the situation for undocumented Irish.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has praised Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s speech on immigration in Washington and said he “did well” on his St Patrick’s w(...)

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