No one has felt the pressure more than White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, who was christened as the man "in charge" by the President mere weeks ago yet has been trailed ever since by snipers regarding his aptitude and longevity for the job.

Does the yet has been trailed mean he's never been targeted? Or is it otherwise?

http://time.com/4672974/donald-trump-white-house-chaos/

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    You might be confused by the various meanings of the word yet. In this sentence it is synonym of however/in spite of that. If this is the case there's already been a question on that matter on ELL: How to use yet. – Laure Mar 27 '17 at 6:36

The word "yet" in this sentence acts as a coordinating conjunction. Another way you might write it would be:

No one has felt the pressure more than White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, who was christened as the man "in charge" by the President mere weeks ago**,** yet he has been trailed ever since by snipers regarding his aptitude and longevity for the job.

The word choice is a little flowery, but saying "he has been trailed ever since by snipers..." suggests that "snipers" have been (following/harassing) putting pressure on him because of their feelings about his aptitude and longevity.

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