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US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering Vice President’s Mike Pence’s chief of staff to replace his, John Kelly.

General Kelly will reportedly be ousted over close ties with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen who is herself to be fired, multiple reports said Tuesday.

Sources close to the administration told The Hill that Nick Ayers, who serves as chief of staff to Vice President Pence, is the leading contender.

US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with US Vice President Mike Pence as he arrives for a campaign rally at Southport High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 2, 2018. (AFP photo)

Trump has privately met with Ayers, a young GOP operative, in the past couple of weeks, indicating that he is being considered for the post.

Both Trump and the White House have declined to comment on the upcoming dismissals.

Ayers has a close relationship with the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and his…

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