Angry John Kelly Screamed At Trump After Learning Tillerson Was Fired: Report
White House chief of staff John Kelly was not happy with Donald Trump’s decision to fire newly-ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. According to a new report, Kelly was heard screaming after learning of the news.
According to Politico, Kelly was aboard Air Force One with Trump when he heard the news. The chief of staff was heard screaming.
“The resulting news coverage, which focused on disarray and disagreement in the Trump administration, left White House chief of staff, John Kelly, yelling at a television screen aboard Air Force One as he took off for California with the president, according to a person with knowledge of the events.”
According to two administration officials, people in the White House knew Tillerson’s days at the White House were numbered but didn’t know when the firing would occur.