For Fox News executive Bill Shine lasted all of eight months as Trump’s communications director, as the White House announced his resignation on Friday.
The White House provided this statement to PoliticusUSA
Assistant to the President and Communications Director, Bill Shine offered his resignation to the President yesterday evening, and the President accepted. Bill continues to support President Trump and his agenda and will serve as Senior Advisor to the 2020 re-election campaign.
“Serving President Trump and this country has been the most rewarding experience of my entire life. To be a small part of all this President has done for the American people has truly been an honor. I’m looking forward to working on President Trump’s reelection campaign and spending more time with my family.” Bill Shine
“Bill Shine has done an outstanding job working for me and the Administration. We will miss him in the White House, but look forward to working together on the 2020 Presidential Campaign, where he will be totally involved. Thank you to Bill and his wonderful family!” President Donald J. Trump
“Bill has been an asset of invaluable importance to this West Wing. I have enjoyed working with him and witnessing firsthand his unmatched talent, expertise and, and skills. I am grateful that he will continue to be an important member of team trump. I look forward to all of his future contributions.” Mick Mulvaney
“Bill Shine has been a great leader on our team and someone we have all loved working with every day. He has brought a tremendous amount of talent and expertise to the Administration. Bill has become a real friend and his generosity and his passion for our country will be sorely missed. It is a big loss for the White House, but a huge gain for the President’s reelection campaign.” Sarah Sanders.
The New Yorker Article Was The End For Bill Shine
Shine lasted longer than anyone else has as Trump’s communications director, but Jane Meyer’s devastating New Yorker article was the end of the line for Shine. Trump was portrayed as a slave to Fox News who is being led around by the nose by the cable network. The article mentioned that Trump was blaming Shine because his media coverage has not improved.
Forget the propaganda in the White House statement. Shine is out because Trump doesn’t get that he is the reason for all of the negative media coverage.
Not even a former top man at Fox News can save Trump from his self-created failure.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
Awards and Professional Memberships
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and The American Political Science Association