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Is John Kelly's White House Job 'Punishment From God'?

Department Of Homeland Security Commemorates 15th Year Anniversary
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: (L to R) Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen looks on as White House Chief of Staff John Kelly speaks during an event to mark the 15th anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security, March 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Department of Homeland Security was created after the September 11 attacks and the agency combined 22 various federal departments and agencies into one integrated cabinet agency. -- Getty Images

President Trump's chief of staff, retired Marine general and former Secretary of Homeland Security attended an event this morning to mark the fifteenth anniversary of the DHS.

He made a couple of jokes that broke up the folks in the room but are quickly going viral. Did he remember there were cameras in the room? 

After getting a laugh with "I miss every one of you every day," Kelly went in for the kill with a bigger punchline, saying "the last thing I wanted to do was walk away from one of the great honors of my life, being the secretary of homeland security, but I did something wrong and God punished me, I guess."

Is that a message to his boss or just the standard workplace joke made by everyone who works in a high-pressure environment.

Watch the video for yourself. Should Kelly consider doing some stand up comedy once he completes his mission at the White House?

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