President Trump is moving campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany over to become White House press secretary, replacing Stepanie Grisham, who will return to working for First Lady Melania Trump, this time as her chief of staff. According to Politico: White House officials had grown frustrated with the job of the communications team, especially during coronavirus, and press responsibilities for the pandemic crisis were handed over to
I guess he’s thinking about replacing President Trump, since the president is his own press secretary. But I’m not sure that’s constitutional. According to the Washington Examiner: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has been discussing whether to bring in a new press secretary. Sources familiar with the private discussions told Axios that Pentagon spokeswoman Alyssa Farah and Trump campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany are under consideration. Meadows,
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham Monday said the White House has no plans to bring back the daily briefing. “Ultimately, if the president decides that it’s something we should do, we can. Right now, he’s doing just fine,” Grisham said. “To be honest, the briefings had become a lot of theater.” She noted the benefit accruing to the reporters. “They are writing books now.
Sarah Sanders has a replacement. Stephanie Grisham is tough and loyal to Trump. Here she is in action: According to the Washington Examiner: Stephanie Grisham, the spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump, will replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary and will fill the vacant post of communications director. The first lady announced the combined role for Grisham on Tuesday, writing on Twitter that