Jun 20, 2017

Spicer's next gig and who could replace him

Susan Walsh / AP

Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs: "Trump's most visible spokesman, Press Secretary Sean Spicer, may move into a more senior role focused on strategy that will take him away from the briefing room podium -- and Trump may hire a new press secretary."Potential replacements, per AP: "The White House has consulted an array of Republicans and Trump allies, including Laura Ingraham, the conservative radio host and political commentator. However, Ingraham is not expected to take the press secretary position." And the Daily Mail's U.S. politics editor, David Martosko, who covered Trump's 2016 election campaign.Sounds familiar: You could write this about almost any job in the West Wing. There are constant conversations going on about bringing new people in: Almost every veteran GOP hand has been consulted or courted — sometimes taken directly into the Oval to see Trump, when their appointment was with an aide.

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