Stef W. Kight Jul 30
Who could be next on Trump's chopping block
In only six months of the Trump presidency, nine officials have quit or been forced to resign, including Sally Yates, Michael Flynn, and James Comey.
- Sean Spicer announced his resignation last week, hours after Anthony Scaramucci was named the new director of communications. Hours after Politico reported that Mooch planned to fire Michael Short, the assistant press secretary quit first. And on Friday Trump replaced Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, announcing it through a tweet.
- There seem to be more resignations and firings on the horizon, the questions is, who's going next?
- Why it matters: Trump is obviously losing confidence in his own administration, and is willing to make dramatic personnel changes. Scaramucci, the new favorite, "intends to follow through on threats to purge aides he believes are disloyal to Trump" according to the Washington Post.