PressTV-‘White House plans internal shuffle in new year’

While US President Donald Trump is on vacation at his resort in Florida, White House officials are planning to revamp internal operations in the New Year, including bringing in new leadership as aides to the president worry about GOP prospects during the 2018 midterm elections.

Republicans and Trump suffered an embarrassing setback when Republican candidate Roy Moore who was endorsed by Trump in Alabama’s Senate race suffered an upset loss following allegations of sexual misconduct.

The unexpected defeat in the deep-red state narrowed the Republicans’ already shaky majority in the Senate and underscored the challenges the White House faces as Republicans head into the 2018 midterm elections with a president facing approval ratings in the 30s.

The Washington Post reported Thursday that the proposed changes are largely overseen by White House chief of staff John Kelly. The retired four-star general wants to further streamline and…

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