Rep. Mark Meadows is being thought about as a replacement for outbound White House Chief of Personnel John Kelly, Axios reported late Sunday.
The advancement accompanies late-breaking news Sunday that leading rumored Chief of Personnel prospect Nick Ayers ran out the running. Axios pointed out three sources with direct understanding who stated President Donald Trump was asking confidants about Meadows and 3 other unnamed prospects as possible Chief of Staff replacements.
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz chimed in at the news of Meadows being under consideration, “The winning would be tiring.”
Meadows chairs the conservative Home Flexibility Caucus.
President Trump revealed to reporters Saturday that Kelly would be leaving his Chief of Staff position.
The new report followed Ayers meeting with Trump and Vice President Mike Pence ahead of a dinner Friday with senior White Home staff and their partners in the White Home State Dining Room. Ayers was stated to be out after just being prepared to dedicate to staying until next spring while the president found a more permanent replacement.
Late Sunday Ayers announced that he would be departing the administration entirely at the close of 2018. He is heading to an outside group, “I will be leaving at the end of the year however will deal with the #MAGA team to advance the cause.” He added a nod to Georgia.
Thank you @realDonaldTrump, @VP, and my terrific coworkers for the honor to serve our Nation at The White Home. I will be departing at the end of the year however will work with the #MAGA team to advance the cause. #Georgia
— Nick Ayers (@nick_ayers) December 9, 2018
Meadows has actually served as a member of Congress from North Carolina since 2013.
Michelle Moons is a White Home Reporter for Breitbart News– follow on Twitter@MichelleDianaandFacebook