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John Kelly is President Donald Trump's chief of staff. He previously served in the Trump administration as the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. 

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In Context: John Kelly’s remarks on ‘lazy’ immigrants and DACA

Here is greater context on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's remarks on "lazy" immigrants eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

The Trump team’s falsehoods of 2017

President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him.

Ex-Sheriff David Clarke's master's thesis back in the news

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How do standards measure up at immigration detention centers? A special report

President Donald Trump plans to expand the number of faciliites detaining immigrants waiting for deportation or a resolution of their case.  John Kelly, who has Homeland Security secretary before becoming chief of staff, said standards may need to be lowered in order to contract with more local jails. But immigrant advocates say neglect and abuse already exists at detention facilities and that lowering standards may invite further violations of detention standards.

In Context: Tirade against Reince Priebus

President's new communications director blasted Priebus in an article the day before the Wisconsinite was replaced.