Mick Mulvaney. Photo: October 2018

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US President Donald Trump has named Mick Mulvaney, the director of the workplace of administration and funds, as appearing White Home chief of workers.

Mr Mulvaney, 51, replaces Gen John Kelly, who’s leaving by the tip of the yr.

In a tweet, Mr Trump described Mr Kelly as a “nice patriot”, who had served the nation with distinction.

However earlier this yr, Gen Kelly, was pressured to disclaim he had known as Mr Trump an “fool”.

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