"That is a classy way to diss somebody", Colbert noted.
Two presidential aides said Trump was considering forcing out deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel, but as of Tuesday afternoon, the adviser remained in her West Wing office.
If not the undersecretary for management, Trump is reportedly considering Kevin McAleenan, the commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection and David P. Pekoske.
Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway attempted to cast doubt Tuesday on the anonymously sourced reports about a staff shake-up.
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President Trump's long-expected post-midterms White House shakeup is underway, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions being the first to get the boot.
White House deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel, right, appeared with U.S. President Donald Trump as recently as yesterday, at a Diwali ceremony.
A spokesman for the National Security Council had no immediate comment.
He supposedly wants to delay the removal of Nielsen, White House colleagues have become annoyed at his constant and possibly unjustified praising of her despite her lack of experience in the field. She declined to name anyone but said she had let the president know who they are.
But sources say she could fall victim to the president's frustration that his immigration agenda has stalled. The Washington Post is reporting that one the Presidents first moves will be removing Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary.
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Kelly has been protective of Nielsen, who he has worked with for many years.
Some points of contention reportedly involved seating on the plane during the trip and whether or not the first lady and her staff could use National Security Council resources.
The constant fighting almost led to Nielsen's resignation, but she was talked into staying be her mentor John Kelly.
At the peak of controversy over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" family-separation initiative, Ms Nielsen nonetheless stood at the White House lectern and delivered a vigorous defence of the measures.
Trump is also considering replacing Kelly, an ardent defender of Nielsen, with Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, the Reuters source said.
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He was caught slogging on the boundary in the penultimate over in an innings he had tailored to serve his side's needs. In his next over he deflected a straight drive to run out Kane Williamson (one) at the non-striker's end.