The resignation of Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn from the White House is the latest loss for a dwindling Trump administration.
As of March 7, 2018, a total of 25 White House officials have either resigned or been fired from their job. This has been since Mr Trump came into office on January 10, 2017.
On March 14, Rex Tillerson was fired from Secretary of State from the White House.
Mr Tillerson was informed by Mr Trump in a call from Air Force One. However, the call came after he announced it on Twitter.
Mr Tillerson will be replaced by Mike Pompeo.
Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2018
On March 6, 2018 Mr Cohen announced he would be resigning as an economic adviser for the White House.
This is days after Mr Trump imposed new tariffs on steel and and aluminium.
On Twitter, Mr Trump announced he was looking for a new chief economic advisor.
Will be making a decision soon on the appointment of new Chief Economic Advisor. Many people wanting the job – will choose wisely!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 7, 2018
Hope Hicks, the White House’s 29-year-old communications director, resigned her post the day after an eight-hour testimony with the House Intelligence Committee.
She admitted to telling “white lies” for the President during her tenure.
The one-time Ralph Lauren was the youngest-ever White House communications director.
On February 7, 2018 Rob Porter resigned as a White House staff secretary after allegations of domestic abuse from his two former wives.
His first wife Colbie Holderness claimed he gave her a black eye and his second wife Jennifer Willoughby revealed she filed for an emergency protective order against him.
Mr Porter has denied both allegations.
Anthony Scaramucci (‘The Mooch’)
Ten days after being hired as the communications director on July 22, 2017 Anthony Scaramucci was fired from the job.
The sacking came after Mr Scaramucci called Reince Priebus, the chief of staff, a “paranoid schizophrenic”.
According to Associated Press, Mr Scaramucci had no government experience and no experience crafting communication strategy around policy.
Sean Spicer quit as the White House secretary in protest over Mr Scaramucci’s employment as the communications director.
Mr Spicer had his eye on the strategic communication job for himself after managing both duties for two months.
He was known for his bizarre press briefings.
Steve Bannon’s employment as the chief strategist ended on August 18, 2017.
He was sacked after mocking White House colleagues. Mr Trump reportedly believed Mr Bannon was leaking information to reporters.
Mr Bannon was also known for commenting in Michael Wolff’s exposé Fire and Fury about Donald Trump, Jr.
James Comey was fired from the FBI director’s job on May 9, 2017.
Mr Trump said the firing was necessary to restore “public trust and confidence” in the FBI.
He was responsible for the FBI’s investigation into the Hillary Clinton email controversy.