Trump on Friday accepted the resignation of Bill Shine, the former president of Fox News, who had spent just nine months as White House communications director. Shine is the fifth person to leave that role under Donald Trump.
The newest member of the communications staff is Bill Shine, who is reportedly catching the brunt of the president’s anger and frustration. Shine is the current White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications, and he spent most of his career as a producer and executive at Fox News before being asked to work for Trump.
Trump has been trying to ban reporters from covering White House events for months because he didn't like their questions.
Current Trump White House communications official/former Fox News boss, Bill Shine, has been questioned by federal investigators in their investigation of the Fox News sexual harassment scandal.
On The Rachel Maddow Show, Joy Reid put the pieces together and illustrated how the Trump/Fox News connection goes beyond friendly coverage and into the kind of state-run media that keep the dangerous Trump presidency hanging on.
Trump has closed the circle on both his relationship with Fox News and sexual assault by hiring the Fox News boss who is accused of enabling covering up the sexual harassment and sexual assault culture at Fox.
Trump is about to name former sexual harassment enabler and Fox News boss, Bill Shine, as White House Communications Director, which will make the Fox News takeover of White House messaging official.
It is being reported that after the firing of Fox News co-President Bill Shine, Sean Hannity is looking to leave Fox and it is being speculated that he could be gone by Friday.
Another brick in the Fox News wall of scandal came tumbling down on Monday, as network co-president Bill Shine was fired. Shine was Roger Ailes's right-hand man and Sean Hannity's former producer.