Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly tried to distance himself from Trump on family separations and anti-media rhetoric

Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly tried to distance himself from Trump on family separations and anti-media rhetoric

SEATTLE — Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, during an appearance in Seattle this month, tried to distance himself from President Donald Trump’s record on immigrant-family separations and anti-media rhetoric — and even had some kind words for Obamacare — while facing at-times hostile questions about his role in advancing Trump’s agenda.The comments, captured in a video of the event, came during a little-publicized lecture and question-and-answer session before about 450 people at Lakeside School, the elite, $36,000-a-year private school in North Seattle, whose alumni include Microso...


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