July 28, 2017 / 9:02 PM / in 5 months

Trump replaces chief of staff Reince Priebus after six-month run

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday replaced his White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, installing retired General John Kelly in his place in a major shakeup of his top team.

Trump announced the move in a tweet a day after his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, accused Priebus of leaking information to reporters in a profanity-laced tirade.

Reporting By Steve Holland; Editing by Chris Reese

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