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20:15  21 may  2019
20:15  21 may  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Inside the White House , Johnny DeStefano (third from left ) has developed a reputation as someone who gets along with almost everyone, but is comfortable enough to publicly contradict In the reality competition of “Survivor: White House Edition,” senior aide Johnny DeStefano is coming out ahead.

Behind the scenes, White House aides and Trump ’s outside advisers are engaged in a fierce debate over the shape of this year’s agenda. People familiar with plans for staff changes said Johnny DeStefano , already head of the White House personnel office and interim head of the Office of

Trump aide Johnny DeStefano expected to leave White House © Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, left, White House aide Johnny DeStefano, and presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway arrive for the Senate Republican Policy luncheon with President Trump on May 15, 2018. Johnny DeStefano, a top aide to President Donald Trump, is expected to leave the White House, three officials told CNN Tuesday. His last day is expected to be Friday.

DeStefano has a wide range of roles inside the West Wing, including overseeing the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Office of Presidential Personnel, and is one of the last remaining aides from the beginning of the Trump administration.

His departure has been long in the making and was widely expected.

A source says that DeStefano is in talks with e-cigarette maker Juul to take on an advisory role, but he will not serve as a lobbyist. The company hired Josh Raffel, who handled communications for Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, last year.

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