- Associated Press - Friday, July 28, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on Reince Priebus leaving chief of staff job (all times local):

4:35 p.m.

Wisconsin Republicans are not happy with the departure of Reince Priebus as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff.

Trump announced Friday he was replacing Priebus, just two days after Priebus talked about his role in helping land a massive Foxconn plant in Wisconsin.

The two highest-ranking state Assembly Republicans criticized the move.

Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke tweeted that it was a “bad move” and Speaker Robin Vos called it a “dumb move” made by White House “insiders struggling for influence.”

Priebus is close friends with Gov. Scott Walker. His spokesman did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

Priebus served in the role seven months, having previously been head of the Republican National Committee. He moved into that role after helping Walker win election as governor in 2010 when he was head of the Wisconsin Republican Party.

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4:27 p.m.

Wisconsin state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is not happy with the departure of fellow Wisconsinite Reince Priebus as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff.

Trump tweeted on Friday that he had replaced Priebus, who is from Kenosha.

Vos calls it a “dumb move” by White House “insiders struggling for influence.”

Priebus is close friends with Gov. Scott Walker. His spokesman did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

Priebus served in the role seven months, having previously been head of the Republican National Committee. He moved into that role after helping Walker win election as governor in 2010 when he was head of the Wisconsin Republican Party.

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