White House downplays tumult

Sanders, Kelly reassure staff said to be on edge over jobs

Posted: March 17, 2018 at 3:54 a.m.
Updated: March 17, 2018 at 3:54 a.m.

National security adviser H.R. McMaster walks into the West Wing on Friday. ā€œIā€™m doing my job,ā€ he told a reporter.

With whispers of a purge of West Wing staff members swirling, the White House pushed back Friday and insisted that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown.

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