White House communications director resigns amid tensions

Three Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to the president of Kushner Companies on Thursday seeking information related to concerns that the real estate firm has exploited Jared Kushner's role as a White House adviser to attract investment through a federal immigration program.

The Secret Service says it has charged a person who attempted to jump over a bike rack barricade near the White House.

During a press briefing today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that a small group of people understand what President Donald Trump meant when he posted a odd, incomplete tweet shortly after midnight.

White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday.

President Donald Trump has said it's hard for his communications people to speak for him, and has shown interest in wanting to speak more directly with the American people.

To confirm the news, Counselor Kellyanne Conway told Fox: "What I will say is that he has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through the President's worldwide trip".

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"When you have a president who is so active, so articulate, so good at communicating with the media, sometimes you get staff who have to keep up with him", said Lewandowski.

Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load on Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, who had also been handling the duties of communications director during Trump's first month in office.

Trump plans to bring in new aides to the White House, adding experienced political professionals including a former campaign manager, according to administration officials and people close to the president. Many have wondered if that shake up will mean Spicer's ouster as well, as Trump has complained publicly that his spokespeople aren't accurately representing him.

Rumors of impending shake-ups have come and gone in the Trump White House before. "Very bad for U.S. This will change". By this time in their presidencies, both George W. Bush and Barack Obama had already nominated approximately twice as many people.

In creating a separate entity to handle the Russian Federation fallout, the White House hopes existing staffers can return their focus to executing the President's agenda, which has largely stalled as aides and advisers work to respond to the Russian Federation story.

It has become a regular occurrence at White House press briefings for Sean Spicer to be asked to clarify a tweet of President Trump's. He claimed that the president single-handedly "united the civilized world in the fight against terrorism and extremism" and that his meetings at the Group of Seven summit in Sicily "were marked by outstanding success".

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