Cab­i­net changes

The Idaho Statesman - - News -

Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump said on Fri­day that he was mak­ing the fol­low­ing nom­i­na­tions:

Wil­liam P. Barr, who

● served as at­tor­ney gen­eral dur­ing the first Bush ad­min­is­tra­tion from 1991 to 1993, to re­turn as head of the Jus­tice Depart­ment.

Heather Nauert, the

● chief State Depart­ment spokes­woman and for­mer Fox News an­chor, to be the next am­bas­sador to the United Nations.

Other pos­si­bil­i­ties:

Un­named sources say John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, is likely to leave his post soon. Nick Ay­ers, the vice pres­i­dent’s chief of staff, is seen as a lead­ing can­di­date. On Satur­day, Trump is ex­pected to name Army Gen. Mark Mil­ley to lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff, re­plac­ing Gen. Joseph Dun­ford Jr., who is due to step down next fall.


In 1991, Pres­i­dent Ge­orge H.W. Bush, right, and Wil­liam Barr wave af­ter Barr was sworn in as U.S. at­tor­ney gen­eral. On Fri­day, Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump said he would try to bring Barr back to the top job at the Jus­tice Depart­ment.

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