WASHINGTON-White House chief John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton engaged in an "explosive" shouting match outside the Oval Office on Thursday.
The argument, which was marked Homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, a close. (1965) The homicide security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, a close ally of Mr. Kelly who previously served as his deputy in the White House, according to one of the people familiar with the matter. Mr. Kelly has often fiercely defended his former aide.
The White House is declined to comment on the episode. President Trump, Monday, April 30, 2009 Washington, Massachusetts Thursday afternoon, said he was not aware of it. A person familiar with the matter said Mr. Trump was alerted to the fight at the time.
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Bloomberg first reported the fight on Thursday.
the White House, which has been down to the chaos within its ranks. Messrs. Kelly and Bolton are two of Mr. Trump's closest aides, though the president and his chief of staff have shared their tenure in Mr. Kelly's nearly 15-month tenure.
Mr. Kelly told staffers in July that he had accepted the president's request to stay in his job through the 2020 election. But Mr. Bolton's role is in some ways symbolic of Mr. Kelly's loosened grip on the administration since he first joined last summer. While Mr Kelly had initially been ordered to report to him, Mr. Bolton reports directly to the president.
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