The Trump White House Is Now Losing One Senior Staff Member Every 17 Days

The Trump White House has seen 24 departures in its first 417 days - a rate of around one senior position every 17 days (and more first-year departures than any other president in at least 40 years).

As The Wall Street Journal reports, a chief of staff, press secretary, three communications directors, a chief strategist, a health secretary, and now a Secretary of State and Personal Assistant are among those who have left the Trump administration.

Resigned/Fired:

  • 20 White House Staff

  • 2 Executive Branch Staff

  • 2 Cabinet Members

The full list...

1. Michael Flynn

  • Title: National Security Adviser

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Feb. 13, 2017

2. Craig Deare

  • Title: National Security Council Senior Director

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Feb.17, 2017

3. Katie Walsh

  • Title: White House Deputy Chief of Staff

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: March 30, 2017

4. James Comey

  • Title: FBI Director

  • Start date: Sept. 4, 2013

  • End date: May 9, 2017

5. K.T. McFarland

  • Title: Deputy National Security Adviser

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: April 9, 2017

6. Michael Dubke

  • Title: Communications Director

  • Start date: March 6, 2017

  • End date: May 30, 2017

7. Sean Spicer

  • Title: Communications Director, Press Secretary

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: July 21, 2017

8. Derek Harvey

  • Title: Senior Middle East Director, National Security Council

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: July 27, 2017

9. Reince Prebius

  • Title: Chief of Staff

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: July 23, 2017

10. Anthony Scaramucci

  • Title: Communications Director

  • Start date: July 21, 2017

  • End date: July 31, 2017

11. Steve Bannon

  • Title: White House Chief Strategist

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Aug. 18, 2017

12. Carl Icahn

  • Title: Special Adviser to the president

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Aug. 19, 2017

13. Sebastian Gorka

  • Title: Deputy Assistant to the President

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Aug. 25, 2017

14. Tom Price

  • Title: Secretary of Health and Human Services

  • Start date: Feb. 10, 2017

  • End date: Sept. 29, 2017

15. Dina Powell

  • Title: Deputy National Security Adviser

  • Start date: Jan. 18, 2017

  • End date: Dec. 8, 2017

16. Rick Dearborn

  • Title: Deputy Chief of Staff

  • Start date: Jan. 18, 2017

  • End date: Dec. 22, 2017

17. Omarosa Manigault Newman

  • Title: Communications Director

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Jan. 20, 2018

18. Andrew McCabe

  • Title: Deputy Director of FBI

  • Start date: Feb. 1, 2016

  • End date: Jan. 29, 2018

19. Rob Porter

  • Title: Staff Secretary

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Feb. 7, 2018

20. Josh Raffel

  • Title: Senior Communications Official

  • Start date: April 5, 2017

  • End date: Feb 27, 2018

21. Hope Hicks

  • Title: Director of Strategic Communications, Communications Director

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Hicks announced on Feb. 28, 2018 that she plans to resign in the coming weeks.

22. Gary Cohn

  • Title: Director of the National Economic Council

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Mar 6, 2018

23. Rex Tillerson

  • Title: Secretary of State

  • Start date: Feb 1, 2017 (confirmed)

  • End date: Mar 9, 2018

24. John McEntee

  • Title: Personal Assistant to President Trump

  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017

  • End date: Mar 13, 2018

Who's next?

Comments

Klassenfeind curbjob Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:37 Permalink

Yet again it illustrates Trump's volatile and unstable character.

The Orange Jesus is totally clueless and a lose cannon, but I'm sure all the redneck Trump fanboys here will be dumb enough to actually believe that he's "draining the swamp."

Mark my words: the North Korean summit (if it even takes place, I've got my doubts) will be a total disaster for Trump and he will escalate the proxy wars against Russia in Syria and Ukraine. After all, he said he "will make the military great again," just like that guy Adolf in Germany ~85 years ago.

What better way to do this than by selling arms to the Ukraine and meddling in Syria..?

p.s. what a great choice for the new CIA director: someone STRAIGHT from the Bush-era Swamp. https://www.rt.com/usa/421168-haspel-cia-director-profile/

"She was one of the top intelligence officers to take part in the worst alleged abuses of Bush-era interrogation program, which renowned rights groups bluntly describe as a set of torture techniques."

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Stan522 Potato Farmer Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:41 Permalink

The quantity leaving is unimportant. The facts of the matter are that Trump is a major disruptor to the status quo. He was voted in there as a businessman to make major changes and no one ever said it would be pretty. The deep state, the devilcRAT party and their protector's in the Mainstream media are all battling it out. If you are someone who professes major change to how things are run in DC, then you should shrug this stuff off......

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Freddie BaBaBouy Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:18 Permalink

Maybe Trump can have a group hug with Bibi, Jared and Ivanka.  Satan can join in with Congress especially all the scum Dems, plus Sheriff Scott Israel, Wasserscum-Schultz, Feinstein, Schumer, Clintoins, Bushes.

Jared Kushner-Soros.

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