John Philip Kelly, CMG, LVO, MBE is an Irish-born British diplomat who was Governor of the British overseas territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands from October 1996 to January 2000.
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I said, whatever you do -- and we were still in the process of trying to find someone to take my place -- I said whatever you do, don't hire a' yes man,' someone who won't tell you the truth -- don't do that, because if you do, I believe you will be impeached.
– John Kelly
I said whatever you do, don't hire a' yes man,' someone who won't tell you the truth -- don't do that, because if you do, I believe you will be impeached.
I said, whatever you do — and White House advisers were still in the process of trying to find someone to take my place — I said whatever you do, don't hire a' yes man,' someone who won't tell you the truth — don't do that, because if you do, I believe you will be impeached.
Someone has got to be a guide that tells [ the president ] that you either have the authority or you don't, or Mr. President, don't do it.
To be honest, it's not a wall, the president still says' wall' — oftentimes frankly he'll say' barrier' or' fencing,' now he's tended toward steel slats. But we left a solid concrete wall early on in the administration, when we asked people what they needed and where they needed it.
John Kelly always knows where I stand, and John Kelly and I both know this story is total BS.
The idea I ever called the President an idiot is not true.
This is another pathetic attempt to smear people close to President Trump and distract from the administration's many successes.
In retrospect, I wish I had been here from day one, i think in some cases, in terms of staffing or serving the President, that first six months was pretty chaotic and there were people some people hired that maybe shouldn't have hired some people.
Let me step back and tell you that the vast majority of the people that move illegally into United States are not bad people. They're not criminals. They're not MS13, but they're also not people that would easily assimilate into United States into our modern society.
It may not be a cloud, but certainly the President is somewhat embarrassed, frankly.
When world leaders come in -- you know Bibi Netanyahu who was here and who's under investigation himself -- and it's like you walk in and you know the first couple of minutes of every conversation might revolve around that kind of thing.
I think we should fold all of the TPS people that have been here for a considerable period of time and find a way for them to be on a path to citizenship.
I spend more time with the president than anyone else and we have an incredibly candid and strong relationship, i am committed to the president, his agenda, and our country.
I now have clients I met at 18.
That's a policy decision to transfer them, i know it's caused a lot angst in a lot of areas. I don't -- I don't try to slowdown transfers. I -- I facilitate transfers.
I’m not going to let you off the hook, you’ve got to solve this problem.
They're rejoicing in the fact that that wall will be slower to be built and consequently our southwest border under less control than it could be.
I'm a little bit suspicious of these – of this activity, just because there is such a vast difference between the two countries – or the two regions, two cultures, so, we keep an – we keep a watchful eye on them.
The biggest mistake visitors make is thinking if they have a smartphone, they’ll be safe.
Flip-flops on any trail is not good.
It's a policy decision, we work on procedures. I didn't assume that anyone was ... doing something illegal.
If the answer to that is yes, then do it, if the answer to that is no, clearly don't do it. If the answer to that is, it shouldn't hurt, I would suggest that we shouldn't do it, because it might hurt.
It was really traumatic, trying and poorly executed.
We want to make things more survivor-centered, make sure support systems are in place to increase students' mental, emotional and physical safety.
This option gives students another way to demonstrate that they have mastered their course work without making the requirements for graduation contingent upon the outcome of any one particular test.
Call me crazy -- that sounds like gender discrimination, i'm also ashamed that I'm doing it.
If they can assault the guards physically, they'll do it.
I'm also ashamed that I'm doing it.
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