White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Randolph Lopez
May 31, 2017

Right now, it seems hard to believe anyone else would actually want Dubke's job in the current maelstrom of this White House.

"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday.

Trump's team handling of the press has come under fire during recent scandals.Mike Dubke, U.S. President's Donald Trump's communications director has resigned, according to local media reports Tuesday.

Other potential changes to the White House communications office are also expected, according to United States media, including fewer on-camera briefings with Spicer.

"I know he's worked very hard here but people in administrations tend to leave on their own volition as well", said White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, according to Fox News.

The news site said President Trump was considering more changes, including the possibility of bringing in David Urban, who was a senior adviser on the campaign, as chief of staff.

Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". He offered to stay through the President's first foreign trip to ensure there was a smooth transition as he exited, the Washington Post reported.

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In a resignation note to friends and colleagues, Dubke said it was his "distinct pleasure to work side-by-side, day-by-day with the staff of the communications and press departments". As Trump's potential impeachment offenses continue to mount, if more Republicans turn their back on Trump, it could move America closer to seeing him impeached.

Dubke, a longtime Republican strategist, joined the Trump White House in mid-February after the administration's sluggish start. According to The New Yorker, which cites an unnamed White House official, it lasted "just for a few minutes."

Moscow has denied United States intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the campaign to try to tilt the election in Mr Trump's favour.

His departure comes amid talk that Trump might bring back familiar faces from the 2016 campaign to stop the bleeding from the Russian Federation probe. Priebus and White House adviser Steve Bannon have been laying the groundwork for the new "war room".

"Ultimately the best messenger is the president himself", Spicer said on Tuesday.

Trump adminstration's political agenda is being increasingly stalled by an ever growing scandal about secret meetings between senior Trump officials and Russian diplomats before the United States billionaire took office in January. Very bad for U.S. This will change.

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