He took shots at John Kelly and the news media, talked at length about impeachment and his infamous briefing, said the “deep state” is real and he hasn’t become full chief of staff because it’s a $20k pay cut from OMB title
CONTEXT: The WSJ reported in July 2017 that former Congressman Dana Rohrabacher spoke to former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly about a pardon for Assange in exchange for evidence exonerating Russia
When I terminated John Kelly, which I couldn’t do fast enough, he knew full well that he was way over his head. Being Chief of Staff just wasn’t for him. He came in with a bang, went out with a whimper, but like so many X’s, he misses the action & just can’t keep his mouth shut,.
Statement from White House Chief of Staff, General John Kelly: