Sean Spicer resigned his position as White House press secretary on Friday due to his strong opposition to the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus has repeatedly been the subject of news reports saying he is about to be fired by President Donald Trump, yet he remains in his post, a Washington Free Beacon analysis has found.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus could fall victim to a shake-up of President Donald Trump’s White House.
President Trump is weighing a major administration shake-up that would include firing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, according to a New York Times report.
Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez mocked White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus over Twitter on Friday for alleged ties to Russia, despite the Trump administration tapping a Putin critic for a top role on the National Security Council.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Friday called for the Justice Department to investigate White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus following a report that he asked the FBI to publicly refute media stories about President Trump’s associates communicating with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The White House is pushing back against Thursday’s CNN report that the FBI rejected a request from chief of staff Reince Priebus to “knock down media reports” on communication between associates of President Trump and Russia.