Budget director Mick Mulvaney says John Kelly is definitely not getting fired

Mick Mulvaney on CBS Face the Nation

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney appeared on CBS News' Face the Nation Sunday to tout President Trump's continued confidence in Chief of Staff John Kelly. This comes amid reports the president is unhappy with Kelly's handling of this week's resignation of two White House staffers, Rob Porter and David Sorensen, who were accused of domestic abuse by their ex-wives.

"To believe the media that [the White House is in] complete disarray, that there's a bunch of infighting — it's simply not the case," Mulvaney said. "The West Wing continues to function. It functions well. I hear that I'm being considered ... for replacing the chief of staff, and you'd think that someone would have mentioned it to me," he continued, averring that Trump believes Kelly is doing a "great job."

Mulvaney also addressed the situation with Porter and Sorensen, denying there is a "lax attitude toward domestic abuse" in the White House. Watch the full CBS interview below; the remarks about Kelly begin around the three-minute mark. Bonnie Kristian

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