McCaskill Statement on President Trump’s Announcement of John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, the top-ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced today that he had named John Kelly the new White House Chief of Staff.

“General Kelly has a long history of service to our country and I had a good working relationship with him as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. With the threats facing this nation, I urge the President to nominate a qualified Secretary to replace General Kelly as quickly as possible.”

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