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White House communications official Bill Shine (left), then-White House chief of staff John Kelly and senior adviser Jared Kushner wait in the Oval Office in December 2018. The New York Times reports that Kelly opposed Kushner's security clearance, but President Trump overruled him and others. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump announced Saturday that White House chief of staff John Kelly would be leaving the administration by the end of the year. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Help Wanted: White House Chief Of Staff

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Omarosa Manigault Newman, when she was still a White House staffer. She has since written a book about her time with the Trump administration, which prompted President Trump to call her a "lowlife" on Twitter. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In her new book, Unhinged, former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman writes as a Trump world insider overjoyed at his election while airing concerns about his rhetoric, policies and mental state. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Omarosa Tells NPR She Heard Trump 'N-Word Tape,' Contradicting Her Own Tell-All Book

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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in his office in the West Wing. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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John Kelly On Trump, The Russia Investigation And Separating Immigrant Families

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Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter (left), White House chief of staff John Kelly and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner cross the White House South Lawn in August. Kelly on Friday outlined new security clearance protocols after questions were raised about Porter's access. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders with then-staff secretary Rob Porter in August. In the wake of Porter's resignation, Sanders has reassured reporters that President Trump is sympathetic to victims of domestic abuse. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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White House chief of staff John Kelly and staff secretary Rob Porter leave the White House on Friday. Porter resigned Wednesday following domestic abuse allegations. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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