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Every high-profile Trump White House departure

Ryan Zinke, Jeff Sessions, John Kelly, and Nikki Haley. Photos: Getty Images

The Trump White House had more first-year departures than any other president in at least 40 years — and the departures haven't stopped. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is the latest official to announce he will resign following scrutiny over his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case during his tenure as a federal prosecutor in Florida.

Why it matters: The first-term revolving door of Trump's highest Cabinet officials is not normal, although some turnover should be expected now that we're past the midterms.

1. Michael Flynn

  • Title: National Security Adviser
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: Feb. 13, 2017

2. Sean Spicer

  • Title: Communications Director, Press Secretary
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: July 21, 2017

3. Reince Priebus

  • Title: White House chief of staff
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: July 23, 2017

4. Anthony Scaramucci

  • Title: Communications Director
  • Start date: July 21, 2017
  • End date: July 31, 2017

5. Steve Bannon

  • Title: White House Chief Strategist
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: Aug. 18, 2017

6. Katie Walsh

  • Title: White House deputy chief of staff
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: March 30, 2017

7. Michael Dubke

  • Title: Communications Director
  • Start date: March 6, 2017
  • End date: May 30, 2017

8. Sebastian Gorka

  • Title: Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: Aug. 25, 2017

9. K.T. McFarland

  • Title: Deputy National Security Adviser
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: April 9, 2017

10. Tom Price

  • Title: Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • Start date: Feb. 10, 2017
  • End date: Sept. 29, 2017

11. Omarosa Manigault Newman

  • Title: Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: Dec. 13, 2017

12. James Comey

  • Title: FBI Director
  • Start date: Sept. 4, 2013
  • End date: May 9, 2017

13. Andrew McCabe

  • Title: Deputy Director of FBI
  • Start date: Feb. 1, 2016
  • End date: Jan. 29, 2018

14. Dina Powell

  • Title: Deputy National Security Adviser
  • Start date: Jan. 18, 2017
  • End date: Jan. 12, 2018

15. Walter Shaub

  • Title: Director of the Office of Government Ethics
  • Start date: Jan. 9, 2013
  • End date: July 19, 2017

16. Angella Reid

  • Title: Chief Usher
  • Start date: Oct. 4, 2011
  • End date: May 5, 2017

17. Rob Porter

  • Title: Staff Secretary
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: Feb. 7, 2018

18. Josh Raffel

  • Title: Senior Communications Official
  • Start date: April 5, 2017
  • End date: Feb. 27, 2018

19. Hope Hicks

  • Title: Director of Strategic Communications, Communications Director
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: March 29, 2018

20. Gary Cohn

  • Title: Director of the National Economic Council
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: April 2, 2018

21. John McEntee

  • Title: Personal Aide to the President
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: March 12, 2018

22. Rex Tillerson

  • Title: Secretary of State
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: March 13, 2018

23. H.R. McMaster

  • Title: National Security Adviser
  • Start date: Feb. 20, 2017
  • End date: March 22, 2018

24. David Shulkin

  • Title: Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Start date: Feb. 13, 2017
  • End date: March 28, 2018

25. Michael Anton

  • Title: National Security Council Spokesperson
  • Start date: Feb. 8, 2017 
  • End date: April 8, 2018

26. Tom Bossert

  • Title: Homeland Security Adviser
  • Start date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • End date: April 10, 2018

27. Scott Pruitt

  • Title: EPA Administrator
  • Start date: Feb. 17, 2017
  • End date: July 5, 2018

28. Nikki Haley

  • Title: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Start date: Jan. 24, 2017
  • End date: The end of 2018

29. Jeff Sessions

  • Title: Attorney General
  • Start date: Feb. 9, 2017
  • End date: Nov. 7, 2018

30. Mira Ricardel

  • Title: Deputy National Security Adviser
  • Start date: May 15, 2018
  • End date: Nov. 14, 2018

31. John Kelly

  • Title: White House chief of staff
  • Start date: July 31, 2017
  • End date: The end of 2018

32. Nick Ayers

  • Title: Chief of staff to the Vice President
  • Start date: July 28, 2017
  • End date: The end of 2018

33. Ryan Zinke

  • Title: Secretary of the Interior
  • Start date: March 1, 2017
  • End date: The end of 2018

34. Jim Mattis

  • Title: Secretary of Defense
  • Start date: January 20, 2017
  • End date: February 2019

35. Raj Shah

  • Title: White House Deputy Press Secretary
  • Start date: September 2017 (Previously served as deputy assistant to the president; January 2017-September 2017)
  • End date: January 2019

36. Brock Long

  • Title: FEMA Administrator
  • Start date: June 2017
  • End date: February 2019

37. Lindsay Walters

  • Title: White House Deputy Press Secretary
  • Start date: January 2017
  • End date: April 2019

38. Scott Gottlieb

  • Title: FDA Commissioner
  • Start date: May 2017
  • End date: Likely April 2019

39. Bill Shine

  • Title: White House Communications Director
  • Start date: July 5, 2018
  • End date: March 8, 2019

40. Linda McMahon

  • Title: Head of the Small Business Administration
  • Start date: February 14, 2017
  • End date: March 29, 2019

41. Kirstjen Nielsen

  • Title: Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Start date: December 6, 2017
  • End date: April 7, 2019

42. Randolph "Tex" Alles

  • Title: U.S. Secret Service Director
  • Start date: April 25, 2017
  • End date: May 1, 2019

43. Sarah Sanders

  • Title: Press Secretary
  • Start date: July 21, 2017
  • End date: July 1, 2019

44. Alex Acosta

  • Title: Labor Secretary
  • Start date: April 28, 2017
  • End date: July 19, 2019

Editor's note: This is a running list and will continue to be updated with the latest information.

  • This piece was updated to correct Omarosa Manigault Newman's official title, Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison.