Transcript for Trump in search of a new chief of staff to replace John Kelly
Let's turn to Washington now where the help wanted sign is up at the White House yet again. Overnight we learned that at least five potential candidates are in the running to replace John Kelly. As a White House chief of staff. In the meantime president trumpets under growing legal pressure one former prosecutor now says it's clear the president will be indicted. We get the latest right now from ABC's Kenneth Moulton in DC busy morning there Kenneth. Good morning can this president from folly confirm what we've been reporting from months that seems that John Kelly is preparing to leave the White House the departure comes. At a crucial point entrants presidency. President trump is trying to minimize the fallout from two federal investigations. Guarding everybody I've spoken do I have not read it. There's absolutely no collision which is very aboard. On one front the Russian investigation special counsel Robert Mueller rebuilding court arguments new evidence and Russian first. To build a political ally has put the 2016 trump campaign on the other front federal prosecutors in New York to the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen. It off to women between sixteen to keep them silent about alleged affairs would trump years ago. Do you we will hush money payments allegedly made at the direction of Donald Trump this investigation is now starting. To put the president in serious legal cross hairs and see them he should be worried and the whole country should be worried the incoming democratic chair of the House Judiciary Committee weighed in on CNN. Promising the democratic led house will take a closer look well they would be impeachable offenses whether they are important enough to just buy an impeachment is a different question serious business for congress for Saturday Night Live not so much with. Actor Robert De Niro reprising his role in Robert Mueller. We happen to be the boogie men in the closet of the president's son Eric from Aaron. Don't be scared we'll. It's just me Robert Mueller. You're dead friend for more as the president's legal troubles intensify. He's working so crucial White House post Tebow south John Kelly is out of the great guy. John Kelly will be leaving. At the end. Yeah the president has publicly praised Kelly but sources say the relationship has been rocky top advisors expect the vice president's Yugoslav mig ears would replace Kelly. But over the weekend here's three did he will also be departing at the end of the year. Will be announcing who'll be taking giant blaze it might be audited from bases. I'll be announcing that over the next day or do. And ABC news has learned the president has four or five potential chief of staff replacements on its list including conservative GOP congressman mark meadows. Acting attorney general Matt Whitaker and Treasury Secretary Stephen Nugent to make Candace aren't there Kenneth Moulton and DC thank you.
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