By Steve Neavling
President Trump tapped Anthony Ornato, deputy assistant director of the Secret Service, as his new deputy chief of staff for operations.
Trump announced the move on Twitter on Saturday, saying Ornato “will do a fantastic job!”
Ornato will replace Daniel Walsh, who is leaving the post to take a job in the private sector.
“Thank you to Dan Walsh for his great service, and congratulations to Tony!” Trump tweeted.
Ornato will serve as one of the three deputies to acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney.
The United States Secret Service Deputy Assistant Director, Anthony Ornato, will become my new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. I have worked with Tony for 3 years – he will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Dan Walsh for his great service, and congratulations to Tony!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 7, 2019