White House Staff Shakeups and Fallout from Health Care Debate

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The United States Capitol building is seen on September 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Trump named Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff on Friday. Kelly replaces Reince Priebus, who stepped down after a conflict-ridden tenure and amid accusations by new communications chief Anthony Scaramucci that Priebus had leaked information to the media. Forum looks at the implications of the White House staff shakeups and analyzes the latest political developments, including the repercussions of the GOP’s failed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


Lanhee Chen, research fellow, Hoover Institution; former policy director, Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign

Susan Page, Washington bureau chief, USA Today

Molly Ball, politics writer, The Atlantic