'He is a Great American. and a Great Leader.
"By putting Gen. John Kelly in charge, Pres Trump is militarizing the White House and putting our executive branch in the hands of an extremist", the California congresswoman tweeted. Priebus says there are no hard feelings against the President Trump's administration.
Reince Priebus has resigned his role as White House chief of staff, saying it had become clear that the United States president wanted to go in a different direction. "Reince Priebus-if you want to leak something-he'll be asked to resign very shortly".
Even as President Trump continues to equivocate on Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, his new chief of staff as recently as last week took a strong public stand affirming the USA intelligence community's conclusion that the Kremlin tried to influence the election in favor of Trump.
Mr Priebus said he had offered his resignation on Thursday and the president accepted.
Anthony Scaramucci answers reporters' questions during the daily White House press briefing July 21 in Washington, D.C. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer quit after it was announced that Trump hired Scaramucci, a Wall Street financier and longtime supporter, to the position of White House communications director.
Trump's threat to replace US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has also set off a revolt among Republican senators، who have warned the president not to fire their former colleague.
In a separate tweet, Trump said, "I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. I support him in that", he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room". Mr Scaramucci was to to have taken up a senior White House role in January but he was blocked by the chief-of-staff. "He intuitively determined that it was time to do something differently and I think it was right".More news: Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini 'is very important to me' - Mourinho
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He also called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac". A traditional chief of staff is really a gatekeeper who determines who is and isn't allowed to get on the president's calendar, who strategizes about how to push the president's agenda.
The move followed months of on-again, off-again speculation that Priebus would soon be ousted from an administration where he has consistently drawn heavy criticism for failing to stem the flow of leaks and struggled to impose a sense of order in a chaotic White House beset by controversies.
"The President wanted to go in a different direction", Priebus told CNN.
"I would just from that one interview but keep in mind I'm from Alabama", Brooks said.
Kelly, a former general in the Marine Corps, leading Trump's immigration crackdown as head of the Homeland Security Department.
"General Kelly is a brilliant pick".
Several of Mr Trump's advisers reportedly opposed the President's choice for his new chief of staff, suggesting Mr Kelly does not have the political savvy and background needed for the job.
He said that he did not disclose the change to his staff, presiding over his regular morning meeting of senior staff and accompanying Trump to NY for a speech about efforts to stop the MS-13 street gang.