By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump might be pursuing a reset in the West Wing, but he is explaining that he is not altering his twitter habit.On Twitter Tuesday, Trump said:”Just the Fake News Media and Trump opponents desire me to stop utilizing Social Media( 110 million people ). Just method for me to obtain the fact out!” The tweet came one day after retired Gen. John Kelly took over as Trump’s new chief of staff. Tapped to bring order to the chaotic West Wing, Kelly rapidly made his presence understood on Monday– ousting freshly appointed communications director Anthony Scaramucci and revising the command structure so that all senior staffers report to him.Those relocations were praised Monday by Trump allies and legislators, who expressed hope that Kelly would assist stem internal conflicts and advance a policy agenda after six months of tumult. However less clear is how much control Kelly will have more than Trump’s predilection for sowing dispute and making off-the-cuff discuss social media.Sen. Lindsey Graham, speaking on NBC’s “Today Show,”stated he was encouraged by Kelly’s brand-new role, but stressed that he was trying to find” discipline “from Trump
in order to move on with problems like health care and tax reform.” He has an obligation to be president for everyone and stop the mayhem. The majority of the chaos is produced by him and nobody else, “Graham stated.