Former Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly Says He Would Have Worked for Hillary Clinton If Asked


ABC News has obtained audio of former White House Chief of staff John Kelly during a Wednesday appearance at Duke University in which he revealed that would have worked for Hillary Clinton if she had won the White House.

During a Q&A session,  Kelly was asked about a scenario in which Trump’s former Democratic rival had won the presidency and asked him to serve in her administration.

“If Hillary Clinton had called me, I would have done it,” Kelly said.

Kelly was also asked what advice he would give his successor Mik Mulvaney, to which Kelly quipped “run for it” to audience laughs, though he became more serious when he said that his successor should just tell President Donald Trump “what he needs to hear.”

ABC’s Celia Vargas reported on remarks Kelly made which also included some gentle jabs at former boss President Donald Trump including calling his tenure at the White House “the least enjoyable job I’ve ever had.” He also stressed, however, “it was the most important job I’ve ever had,” he said.

Watch Vargas report above, via ABC News.

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