U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday named Rep. Mark Meadows as his new chief of employees, changing Mick Mulvaney, who been appearing within the function for greater than a yr.
Trump introduced the employees reshuffle in Friday night time tweets, saying Mulvaney would turn into the U.S. particular envoy for Northern Ireland.
I’m happy to announce that Congressman Mark Meadows will turn into White House Chief of Staff. I’ve lengthy recognized and labored with Mark, and the connection is an excellent one….
The long-rumoured transfer makes Meadows, who introduced he was not searching for re-election for his House seat from North Carolina, successfully Trump’s fourth chief of employees since taking workplace in 2017.
The determination comes because the Trump administration has confronted criticism for its dealing with of the coronavirus outbreak. Mulvaney had been main the interagency response to the virus till Trump designated Vice President Mike Pence to lead the federal government effort greater than every week in the past.