As the list of possible candidates to replace John Kelly as the White House chief of staff seems to narrow, one potential replacement seems to have his sights set on the job. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows didn’t outright say he wanted the job today on Capitol Hill, but that hasn’t stopped others for campaigning for Meadows to get it. “I think he’d be great. Mark understands how Capitol Hill works. He’s a smart guy. This decision is between the president and Mark, but I think he’d do an outstanding job,” Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan told The Hill. In The Hill’s report, sources close to Meadows stated that he had asked them to lobby for him to get the job. However, Meadows spokesman Ben Williamson disputed the claim, telling The Hill: “Sources aren’t accurate. He has not been campaigning for the job.” When contacted Monday on Capitol Hill, Meadows told Newsweek he was interested in the job, adding that he would support whatever the president decides to do. “I am interested and willing to support the president and moving forward his agenda,” Meadows said. However, Meadows said that there has been no contact with Trump about the job. “We’ve… Read full this story
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