The White House's staff turnover, by the numbers

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Trump sits in the Oval Office in January 2017. The only people in this photo who still work at the White House are Trump and Pence. Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images

An unusually high rate of staff turnover has characterized the first year of the Trump presidency, reports The New York Times' Peter Baker.

Why it matters: Axios' Mike Allen predicted this turmoil last October, calling the stampede to exit the White House in 2018 "the biggest threat to the Trump presidency, the markets and our ability to deal with future crises."