“Behind the doors of the White House, Donald Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly has reportedly had some nasty things to say about his ‘idiot’ boss.”
WHITE House chief of staff John Kelly has hosed down reports that he called President Donald Trump an idiot as “total BS”.
In a statement, General Kelly said he and Mr Trump have “an incredibly candid and strong relationship”.
“He always knows where I stand and he and I both know this story is total BS.”
His comments come as NBC reported that General Kelly has on multiple occasions criticised Mr Trump’s knowledge on issues like immigration.
It said he has also cast himself as protecting the country from Mr Trump’s impulses.
The report added that Mr Trump was growing tired of General Kelly’s attitude.