President Trump has privately been floating the idea of replacing chief of staff John Kelly with Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), The Hill reports.
Trump has recently been asking many people about who he should name as his chief of staff when Kelly officially departs. He’s asked many of them what they think of Meadows, a North Carolina congressman who is currently the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. He’s also reportedly mentioned three other people as other possible candidates.
Bloomberg News reported that Trump is considering Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and budget director Mick Mulvaney potentially filling the role.
Read more at The Hill.