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Nick Ayers, Chief of Staff for Mike Pence, Will Be Next White House Chief of Staff

Claim

Nick Ayers, Chief of Staff for Mike Pence, will be the next White House Chief of Staff.

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False

Summary

Nick Ayers announced on Sunday that he would be leaving the administration at the end of the year.

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NBC News

Breakdown

  • After news broke that John Kelly would be leaving the post of White House Chief of Staff, reports emerged that Nick Ayers, Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence, would likely be taking the position.

  • Ayers disputed this Sunday, announcing that he would be leaving the administration all together at the end of the year:

  • The Wall Street Journal reported that Ayers and Trump had been unable to reach an agreement on the length of service he would serve.

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