“I don’t know who those people are,” he added. “I don’t know of anybody who is leaving. I just suspect that that’s likely to be the case.” But, unlike “some presidents who have felt compelled in the aftermath of the mid-term elections to publicly fire high-profile” aides, . . .I don’t anticipate that that will happen later this week.”
We can think of a lot of people who might feel “compelled” to fall on a sword — but maybe not till the end of the year.