He was the devout Catholic and Irish-language activist who played a vital role in the struggle for republican purity. In this extract from @RIAdawson 's Dictionary of Irish Biography, meet John Joseph O'Kelly
“These are disgruntled former employees,” the president says about James Mattis, John Kelly and John Bolton.
From Woodward in 2018: John Kelly on Trump, "He’s an idiot. It’s pointless to try to convince him of anything. He’s gone off the rails. We’re in Crazytown"
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: