Kelly proceeded to take a swipe at the media's reliance on unnamed sources, because apparently no one who enters this administration possesses the intellectual capacity required to respond to those reporting on their conduct with anything other than, in effect, "Nuh-uh". It was his first such public exchange with reporters in the nine tumultuous weeks since he replaced Trump's first chief of staff, Reince Priebus.
Asked if the president's often inflammatory tweets make his job more hard, Kelly flatly responded, "No". "And I don't think I'll fire anyone tomorrow", Kelly said. But I would just offer to you the advice: I would say maybe develop some better sources.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly made a surprise appearance at today's press briefing, to announce, "Although I read it all the time, pretty consistently, I'm not quitting today".
"I don't believe, and I just talked to the President, I don't think I'm being fired today", Kelly continued.
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
In that series, Tanaka pitched for NY in Game 3 allowing 3 hits, while striking out 7 and walking 1 in New York's 1-0 win. Ace Dallas Keuchel will start for the Astros against Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka .
But on Thursday he was in a humorous mood and said: "You guys with the cameras always catch me when I'm thinking hard, and it looks like I'm frustrated and mad".
General Kelly hinted at the possibility of an attack by the USA on the regime.
Kelly began his briefing on Thursday by saying that he's not quitting and he's not being fired, partly joking but partly rebutting reports about his perilous position in the White House. But when we go into see him now, rather than onesies and twosies, we go in and help him collectively understand what he needs to understand to make these vital decisions, ' Kelly explained. So unless things change, I'm not quitting, I'm not getting fired.
"Right now we think the threat is manageable but over time if it grows beyond where it is today, well, let's hope that diplomacy works", said Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general.
Boat carrying asylum seekers from Myanmar capsizes off Bangladesh
The ceasefire is due to end at midnight on Monday, but the insurgents said in a statement they were ready to respond to any peace move by the government.
I don't know all the names, so, you.
"One of his frustrations is you".
I don't mean any criticism to Mr. Trump's predecessors, but there's an bad lot of things that were, in my view, kicked down the road, that have come home to roost, pretty much right now that have to be dealt with. "This is, in my view, the most important job I have ever had", he said, denying reports that he was on thin ice. "To him, these all seem like obvious things that need to be done to protect the American people, bring jobs back", Kelly said.
Shells fall into Syria's Idlib province from Turkey
Pro-Turkey Syrian rebels are also preparing for an operation to oust HTS jihadists from Idlib province. Turkish military has been on the move in Turkey's Hatay province on the border with Syria.