Newswire: Suddenly former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus just had a very awkward airplane trip
In an abrupt political turn—one that suggests the chilling possibility that Anthony Scaramucci might have the ability to wish people into the cornfield, Twilight Zone-style—White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was fired today, with Donald Trump literally pink-slipping him at 5 p.m. on a Friday (ya know, so as not to make a scene).
I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2017
Per Trump’s Twitter, Priebus—the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, who was sometimes seen as a more traditional limiting factor on the excessively “Trumpian” aspects of the current administration—is being replaced by John Kelly, former head of Homeland Security. That suggests a pretty radical shift even deeper into Donald Trump’s id—as currently …