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'Anonymous' book excerpts describe Trump's toxic West Wing

President Donald Trump oversees a toxic West Wing and attempts to use his office to settle scores -- including with the state of California and former Vice President Joe Biden -- according to a new book by an anonymous author identified only as a senior administration official.

White House again changes phone policy

After Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed last month that she secretly taped White House chief of staff John Kelly as he fired her in the Situation Room, a change was made to the West Wing's phone policy.

John Kelly discussed resigning, but no formal offer

White House chief of staff John Kelly did not formally tender his resignation to President Donald Trump on Friday, but he did make clear that he would resign if the President wanted him to, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN.

Kelly tells aides he secured Porter's resignation, sources say

White House chief of staff John Kelly, who has come under fire for his handling of domestic abuse allegations leveled against the White House staff secretary Rob Porter, told aides on Friday that he was responsible for securing Porter's resignation after the allegations became public.

Facing staffing exodus, Trump struggles to fill West Wing

White House aides have been told to decide before the end of January whether they intend to leave the administration or stay through the November midterm elections, an official said, a deadline intended to help bring a sense of order to an anticipated staffing exodus.