The first lady's team told the president that they suspect Ms. Ricardel is behind some negative stories about Mrs. Trump and her staff.
Ricardel also is known to have clashed with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis over Pentagon political appointee choices since early in his tenure.
A White House official accused Ricardel of being dishonest about the feud and subsequently leaking stories to try to cover her behavior.
President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to dismiss Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen after becoming impatient and frustrated with her approach to immigration.
He reportedly claims she's too loyal to the former president despite her defending Trump's stance on separating families at the border.
Heavy Rain Arrives on Monday
The snow showers could linger into Wednesday morning, then we expect a warmer and drier day on Thursday with highs around 40°. We'll keep an eye on this event, as this particular model may be going a little on the low side with forecast amounts.
Excelsior: Hollywood Reacts to Stan Lee Death
In the 1960s, when in collaboration with others, he created superheroes who would enthrall generations of young readers. Paramedics responded to Lee's house in the Hollywood Hills early Monday morning for a medical emergency.
If Ricardel is in fact ousted from her position, it would reflect a large shift in stability for Bolton, as well: CNN reports that Ricardel has served a key role in Bolton's efforts to secure his position as an "influential adviser to the President on all foreign matters". One is that Melania Trump is so annoyed and angry with this woman that she wanted to call her out publicly and make her look bad, and/or two...
Kelly, who is said to have had his own clashes with Bolton and Ricardel, reportedly ignored requests from Mrs Trump to promote some of her East Wing-based staff.
A spokesman for the National Security Council had no immediate comment.
When Nielsen has tried to explain the laws and regulations that prevent the government from drastically curtailing immigration or closing the border with Mexico, as Trump has suggested, the president has grown impatient and frustrated, aides said.
According to people familiar with the situation, Trump is also discussing replacing Kelly with Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers.
Nielsen has been in the White House for less than a year and has spent her time focusing on a number of issues, including border security.
Nielsen had hoped to complete one year in the job and leave in December, but it appeared unlikely she would last that long, said two sources.
Pakistan defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the second one day worldwide in Abu Dhabi levelling the three-match series 1-1. The action now shifts to the Test matches with the first game to be played in Abu Dhabi on November 16.
TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo cut his forecast for iPhone XR shipments from 100 million to 70 million. Kuo has reduced "his overall iPhone shipment forecasts by 15-20 percent for the first quarter of 2019", notes the report.
The TV series Westworld was among the many productions that have filmed at the ranch in the mountains west of Los Angeles . It has consumed around 83,000 acres, destroyed at least 177 buildings and was 10 percent contained, Cal Fire said Sunday.
McSally's campaign and state-level GOP officials ignored national Republicans' tactics of casting doubt on the election's results. McSally argued that she would protect patients, despite her vote on the bill that would have removed many of those protections.
The former Manchester City and Arsenal player won the Premier League twice at the Etihad before leaving to play overseas . It would be a surprising move for most clubs, but West Ham's pursuit of Samir Nasri has a very familiar feel to it.
This after the Trump administration suspended the CNN White House correspondent's press credential on Wednesday night. Ryan took the high road on Twitter and also responded to Abby Phillip, who tweeted about Trump's comments.
Amazon's decision will likely lead to more foreign visitors, fuel more worldwide flights and potentially stimulate more exports. Indeed, after cities submitted proposals and went on to the next phase, they were required to keep those details confidential.
Romelu Lukaku's problems up front, with four league goals, contrast with City's frontman Sergio Aguero, who tops the goal charts after he scored against United to take his tally to eight for the season.
Dawson will revert to IR and become ineligible to play the rest of the regular season if the Patriots don't activate him. Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler had a controversial exit from New England after not playing in Super Bowl LII.
Ranked 201st in the world at the start of the year, de Minaur will finish at a career-high 31 and is the top-ranked Australian male.
Britain, EU reach draft Brexit deal
He claimed the deal was "making a nonsense of Brexit so I hope the Cabinet will do the right thing and I hope they chuck it out". For now, whether or not there is a deal relies on volatile British politics, and the outcome is hard to predict.
UK Cabinet to discuss draft Brexit deal
Mrs May appeared to be addressing those fears by telling City officials Monday that there "will not be an agreement at any cost". This was always going to be an extremely hard , extremely complex negotiation, but we are nearly within touching distance now.
Macron Rips Nationalism. Then He Gets Slammed
Trump canceled a visit to the military cemetery at Belleau, site of a major World War I battle about 50 miles from Paris. Putin exchanged brief handshakes with other world leaders, but he and Trump engaged in mutual arm and back patting .
Facebook rebounds after users report outages
Facebook users trying to reach their favorite social media site may be encountering an error message on this Monday afternoon. People using Facebook to log into other websites and services, such as Pokemon Go, were out of luck.
UFO investigated in Ireland after multiple aircraft sightings
Other pilots have also claimed to have spotted the "bright lights", though they remained unsure of the nature of the object. Amy Lieu is a news editor and reporter for Fox News. "It was a bright light and then just disappeared at very high speed ".
Hillary Clinton will run for president again, says pollster
Penn says Hillary will not end her political career - despite what he calls her "humiliating loss" to President Trump in 2016. Since she's stayed in the news, interviewers haven't been shy about asking whether she wanted to surface for another run.