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Reports: McCarthy rumored to be potential replacement as President Trump's Chief of Staff

Posted at 2:43 PM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 17:43:08-04

House Majority Leader and Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy is being considered as a potential replacement as President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff, several media agencies reported Friday.

President Trump is considering potentially replacing current White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon, according to Axios and then picked up by other media outlets such as The Hill and the New York Daily News.

Axios insiders suggest that Rep. McCarthy could be a potential replacement for Priebus.

A 23ABC News source close to the situation said the stories are only rumors at this point.