Trump ’s grip on the presidency appeared increasingly tenuous as impeachment plans advanced, allies continued to abandon him and Twitter banned him, removing his most powerful way to spread lies and incite violence. Late on Saturday it was reported that a group of House Republicans had sought to dissuade Democrats from moving forward with impeachment.
Thomas stopped short of saying whether he would vote to remove the president from office at the conclusion of a Senate trial if the House sent over articles of impeachment, however. “I don’t know what they are going to send over and one of the things that I’m concerned about, frankly, is whether the House would completely politicize something,” Thomas told Fox News on Saturday.
Thomas’s comments came after Republican senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska called for the president to go on Friday night. Amid reports the FBI was investigating whether some rioters intended to take lawmakers hostage, the Washington US attorney said a 70-year-old Alabama man was charged after his truck was discovered packed with homemade bombs and guns.
The article of impeachment, which charges Trump with inciting an insurrection and having “gravely endangered the security of the United States” and its institutions, prompted a flurry of legal activity at the White House, according to Maggie Haber man, a New York Times reporter. She tweeted that a defense team was beginning to take shape, including Giuliani and possibly Alan Dershowitz, a celebrity lawyer who has defended Trump before.
White House sources have asserted Trump will not resign or turn over power to Vice-President Mike Pence in order to seek a pardon, so a second and high-speed impeachment looms. He’s either been golfing or he’s been inside the Oval Office fuming and throwing every single person who has been loyal and faithful to him under the bus, starting with the vice-president.
Murkowski’s intervention was dramatic, echoing the delegation of Republicans who told Richard Nixon to resign before he was impeached over Watergate in 1974. Ben Sassy, from Nebraska, was also critical, accusing Trump of a “dereliction of duty” and indicating he was open to impeachment.
The backlash against Trump extended to two rifting senators, Ted Cruz of Texas and Josh Hawley of Missouri, who led failed efforts to object to Biden’s election on the same day as the riot. Jump to navigationJump to search Trump has justified the instability, saying: “We have acting people.
For comprehensiveness, the list below includes, in addition to dismissals and resignations, routine job changes such as promotions (e.g. Gina Chapel from CIA Deputy Director to Director), officials moving to a comparable position (e.g. John F. Kelly from Secretary of Homeland Security to Chief of Staff), and acting or temporary officials being replaced by permanent ones. The list does not include many lower level positions, however, such as that of executive director of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, Matthew Doherty, dismissed in November 2019, without a replacement to lead the council that was created in 1987.
Denotes appointees serving in an acting capacity. Office Name Took office Left office Notes White House Chief of Sufferance Priests January 20, 2017, July 31, 2017, His tenure may be considered the shortest in the office's history, excluding interim appointments, if James Baker's separate tenures as Chief of Staff under two different presidents (Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush) are combined (Baker served only 150 days as Bush's Chief of Staff).
They’ve unfortunately paid quite a price for that in reputation and future employment. Mick Juliana January 2, 2019, March 30, 2021 After leaving his role as White House Chief of Staff, Juliana served as Special Envoy for Northern Ireland beginning on May 1, 2021.
He called Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the evening of January 6, 2021, to inform him of his resignation from the role of Special Envoy. Director of the Office of Management and Budget February 16, 2017, March 31, 2021 Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget Russ Bought March 14, 2018, July 22, 2021 Bought performed the functions of OMB Director while Juliana was Acting Chief of Staff, and continued as Acting Director thereafter.
The Senate confirmed Bought as OMB Director on July 20, 2021. White House Principal Deputy Chief of Staff Katie Walsh January 20, 2017, March 30, 2017, Moving to Trump's outside political group” America First Policies.
White House Deputy Chief of Staff (Implementation)White House Principal Deputy Chief of StaffKirstjen Nielsen September 6, 2017, December 6, 2017, Left to become United States Secretary of Homeland Security. James W. Carroll December 6, 2017, February 9, 2018, Left to become acting director of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Zachary Fuentes June 6, 2018, January 2, 2019 White House Deputy Chief of Staff(Operations)Joe Fagin January 20, 2017, July 6, 2018, Daniel Walsh July 6, 2018, November 26, 2019 Director of the White House Military Office September 6, 2017, July 2018 White House Deputy Chief of Staff (Policy)Rick Dearborn January 20, 2017, March 16, 2018, Formerly the executive director of Trump's presidential transition team, he was a Deputy Chief of Staff until resigning in March 2018, reportedly to seek a job in the private sector. Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff Carrie Bock January 2017 April 2017 Associate Director of Presidential Personnel May 1, 2017, September 2018 Director of the Office of Chief of Staff Michael Ambrosia January 22, 2017, September 2017 Emily Gallon August 2017 March 2019 Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon January 20, 2017, August 18, 2017, Returned to Breitbart News.
Per some sources, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly asked for his immediate resignation on August 18. Bannon said he submitted a two-week resignation notice on August 4.
Atlas resigned days before the end of the maximum 130-day period in which he could serve with “special government employee” status Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council Andrew Nuremberg January 20, 2017, February 2, 2019, Became Representative of the United States to the European Office of the United Nations. Joe Groan February 2, 2019, May 24, 2021 Senior Counselor to the President(Economic Initiatives) Dina Powell January 22, 2017, January 12, 2018, Deputy National Security Advisor (Strategy) March 15, 2017, Nadia Shadow January 21, 2018, April 27, 2018, White House Cabinet Secretary Bill McKinley January 20, 2017, July 2019 White House Deputy Cabinet Secretary John Mash burn mid-April 2018 Became a senior advisor to secretary of the Department of Energy Rick Perry.
Special Advisor to the President on Regulatory Reform Carl Icahn August 18, 2017, Left amid concerns of conflicts of interest. Assistant to the President (Intergovernmental and Technology Initiatives) Reed Cornish February 16, 2018, Stated he never planned to stay with the administration for more than a year and that his policy role was complete.
Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorky August 25, 2017, Failed to obtain the security clearance necessary for work on national security issues. Carlos Díaz-Rosillo June 19, 2018, Left to work at the National Endowment for the Humanities as Senior Deputy Chairman.
Sean Cairn cross June 2019 Ira Greenspan February 1, 2017, March 30, 2018, Deputy Assistant to the President(Domestic Policy) Lance Levitt February 9, 2018, Deputy Assistant to the President(Strategic Communications) Michael Anton February 8, 2017, April 8, 2018, Special Assistant to the President Andrew Serbian January 2017 September 5, 2017 Reagan Thompson January 2018(Appointed by Melania Trump)July 2018 Director of Policy for the First Lady Chief of Staff to the First Lady Lindsay Reynolds February 1, 2017, April 2020 Resigned to spend time with her family. Stephanie Grisham April 7, 2021 January 6, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Special Assistant to the President Chris Herndon January 23, 2017, December 2018 White House Director of Information Technology Special Assistant to the President(Agriculture, Trade and Food Assistance) Ray Starling February 2017 May 2018 Left to become USDA Chief of Staff. Special Assistant to the President(Domestic Energy and Environmental Policy) Michael Catenary April 2018 Special Assistant to the President(International Energy and Environment Policy) George David Banks February 14, 2018, Resigned after learning he would not be able to obtain a security clearance due to past marijuana use.
Special Assistant to the President (Legislative Affairs) Ben Howard January 2017 January 2018 Cindy Sims February 2017 March 2018 Special Assistant to the President(Office of Communications) Cliff Sims January 2017 May 2018 Kelly Sadler May 2017 June 2018 Mocked Senator John McCain in a May 2018 closed-door meeting in front of two dozen other staffers. Special Assistant to the President(Technology, Telecom, and Cyber-Security Policy) Grace KOH February 23, 2017, March 2018 Left to join the private law firm DLA Piper.
National Security Advisor Michael Flynn January 20, 2017, February 13, 2017, Resigned after misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the nature and content of his communications with AmbassadorSergey Islam. On March 15, 2018, it was reported that Trump had decided to dismiss McMaster at a later, unspecified date.
McMaster resigned as National Security Advisor on March 22, 2018, effective April 9. John Bolton April 9, 2018, September 10, 2019, Resigned amid disagreements within the Trump administration on Korea, Iran and Afghanistan policy.
T. McFarland February 20, 2017, May 19, 2017, Reported not to be a good fit at the NSC, she resigned after less than four months. Ricky L. Weddell May 19, 2017, May 15, 2018, Mira Ricardo May 15, 2018, November 14, 2018, Left after reported disputes with Defense Secretary James Mathis and First Lady Melania Trump.
Matthew Potting er September 22, 2019, January 6, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Senior Director for Asian Affairs of the National Security Council January 20, 2017, September 22, 2019, Became Deputy National Security Advisor.
Victoria Coates October 10, 2019, February 20, 2021 Reassigned to Energy Department after rumors that she was the author of an anonymous op-ed criticizing Trump. Homeland Security Advisor Tom Assert January 20, 2017, April 10, 2018, His resignation came after John R. Bolton was announced as National Security Adviser, indicating Bolton's intentions to name his own people to supporting positions.
Assert had previously expressed interest in becoming involved in policy issues such as counter terrorism and cyberwarfare, but had spent much of his time as Homeland Security Advisor as the administration's face in dealing with hurricanes that affected Texas and Florida. Doug Fears June 1, 2018, July 12, 2019 Peter J.
Brown July 12, 2019, February 7, 2021 Named Special Representative for Puerto Rico's Disaster Recovery. Deputy Homeland Security Advisor Rob Joyce October 13, 2017, April 10, 2018, National Security Advisor Keith Kellogg February 13, 2017, February 20, 2017, Executive Secretary and Chief of Staff of the National Security Council January 20, 2017, April 27, 2018, Fred Flat April 27, 2018, October 15, 2018 Executive Secretary of the National Security Council Joan Virginia O'Hara November 19, 2018, October 11, 2019 Director of Strategic Planning of the National Security Council Rich Higgins January 20, 2017, July 21, 2017 Deputy Chief of Staff for the National Security Council Term Dahl January 20, 2017, July 6, 2017 Senior Director for Strategic Communications and Spokesperson for the National Security Council Garrett Marquis May 29, 2018, September 11, 2019 Senior Director for Intelligence Programs of the National Security Council Ezra Cohen-Watnick January 2017 August 2, 2017 Michael Barry October 2017 July 2018 Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs of the National Security Council Craig Degree January 20, 2017, February 18, 2017 Juan Cruz May 11, 2017, August 2018 Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs of the National Security Council Fiona Hill April 2017 June 2019 Both Hill and Morrison were witnesses in the impeachment inquiry.
Tim Morrison August 2019 October 31, 2019, Andrew Peek November 1, 2019, January 19, 2021 Was placed on administrative leave following a security-related investigation and did not return to the role. Director for European Affairs of the National Security Council Alexander Indian July 2018 February 7, 2021 Indian and his twin brother Even, also an Army Lieutenant Colonel and an ethics lawyer, were removed from the NSC two days after Trump's impeachment acquittal.
Senior Director for the Middle East and North African Affairs of the National Security Council Derek Harvey January 27, 2017, July 27, 2017 Rob Greenway May 2017 January 7, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Senior Director for African Affairs of the National Security Council Robin Conley January 20, 2017, February 10, 2017, Denied a critical security clearance by the CIA.
Cyril Sarto August 3, 2017, June 2019 Erin Walsh July 2019 January 7, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Senior Director for Gulf Affairs of the National Security Council Kirsten Monterrosa March 15, 2018, November 16, 2018 Senior Director for Global Health Security and Biodefense of the National Security Council Tim Zimmer April 2017 May 8, 2018, Zimmer was the White House's point man on global health crises.
His duties were taken over by the Senior Director for Weapons of Mass Destruction and Biodefense. Senior Director for International Organizations and Alliances of the National Security Council Jennifer Adagio January 2017 July 14, 2018 Senior Director for Counter terrorism of the National Security Council Cash Patel August 6, 2019, February 19, 2021 Moved to be a senior advisor at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence upon Richard Grenfell becoming acting DNI.
Anthony Rugger July 2, 2018, January 7, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter January 20, 2017, February 7, 2018, Resigned his position as White House Staff Secretary after domestic abuse allegations from both of his former wives came to public attention.
Madeleine Oosterhout January 20, 2017, February 2, 2019, Director of Oval Office Operations February 2, 2019, August 29, 2019, Fired after sharing details of Trump family matters and Oval Office operations with reporters. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer January 20, 2017, July 21, 2017, Announced his resignation July 21, 2017, although he remained at the White House in an unspecified capacity until August 31.
White House Director of Communications January 20, 2017, March 6, 2017, June 2, 2017, July 21, 2017, Michael Duke March 6, 2017, June 2, 2017, His tenure was the fourth-shortest in the office's history, excluding interim appointments. Anthony Scaramouch July 25, 2017, July 31, 2017, His tenure was the shortest in the office's history, breaking the former record held by Jack Kohler.
Scaramouch is a member of the Republican Political Alliance for Integrity and Reform. Hope Hicks August 16, 2017, March 29, 2018, On February 27, 2018, Hicks told a Congressional committee that she had told “white lies” on Trump's behalf.
The next day Hicks announced her intention to resign, effective March 29. Trump tweeted that Schnapps would be joining his 2020 presidential campaign.
Alyssa Farah April 7, 2021 December 4, 2020, Resigned; “plans to start a consulting firm ... had initially planned to leave before the election” per an anonymous source White House Deputy Chief of Staff (Communications) Bill Shine July 5, 2018, March 8, 2019, Resigned to work for the Trump 2020 presidential campaign. White House Director of Communications Stephanie Grisham July 1, 2019, April 7, 2021 Grisham was the First Lady's Press Secretary and Communications Director.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Fuckable Sanders July 26, 2017, June 30, 2019, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary January 22, 2017, July 26, 2017, Became White House Press Secretary. Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters April 13, 2019, Hogan Gilda October 11, 2017, January 31, 2019, Sarah Matthews June 2019 January 6, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
White House Deputy Director of Communications and Research Raj Shah January 20, 2017, September 12, 2017, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary September 12, 2017, January 14, 2019 White House Deputy Director of Communications Jessica Ditto January 20, 2017, March 2019 Assistant Communications Director for Surrogate Operations Boris Epstein January 22, 2017, March 25, 2017, Deputy White House Communications Director Josh Rafael January 20, 2017, February 28, 2018, Resigned in order to move back to New York City because of “family obligations”. Adam Kennedy November 2018 March 6, 2021 Kennedy held several staff positions from the start of the Trump administration through March 2020.
Senior White House Assistant Press Secretary Michael Short January 20, 2017, July 25, 2017, White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramouch stated his intent to fire Short in an interview with Politico on July 25, 2017. White House Director of Media Affairs Helen Aguirre Ferry January 23, 2017, August 2018 Resigned to become Director for Strategic Communications and Public Affairs for the National Endowment for the Arts.
White House Director of Advance George Gigolos January 22, 2017, July 31, 2017, Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council Paul Winfrey December 2017 White House Director of Budget Policy White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short July 20, 2018 February 2019: Returned to White House as chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence. Shakira Knight July 2018 June 17, 2019, Decided to depart as cooperation with Congress had taken a back seat to election politics.
Special Assistant to the President (Economic Policy) January 20, 2017, July 2018 White House Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs of Nominations Mary Elizabeth Taylor January 20, 2017, October 1, 2018, Became Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs. Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn January 20, 2017, March 13, 2018, Announcement followed Trump's proposal to impose import tariffs on steel and aluminum, and Trump's cancellation of a meeting with end-users of steel and aluminum that Cohn had arranged in an attempt to dissuade the president from the planned tariffs.
Deputy Director of the National Economic Council for Economic Policy(Domestic Policy) Jeremy Katz January 22, 2017, January 2018 Andrew Olmec July 2, 2018, June 19, 2021 Deputy Director of the National Economic Council (International Policy) Kenneth Juster January 20, 2017, June 8, 2017, Became U.S. June 8, 2017, July 2, 2018, Crete Will ems July 2, 2018, March 22, 2019 Kelly Ann Shaw March 22, 2019, October 25, 2019 Director of the National Trade Council Peter Navarro January 22, 2017, April 29, 2017, Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs Justin R. Clark January 20, 2017, March 13, 2018, Director of the Office of Public Liaison George Safaris March 6, 2017, September 25, 2017, Left after less than seven months.
Justin R. Clark March 18, 2018, December 7, 2018, Steve Minister December 7, 2018, February 2, 2019, Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison February 14, 2017, February 2, 2019, Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison Marisa January 20, 2017, January 20, 2018, Resignation was announced December 13, 2017. It was reported that White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly fired Newman, but Newman disputed the account, stating that she resigned.
Director of Oval Office Operations Keith Schiller January 20, 2017, September 20, 2017, Left reportedly after White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly told him he needed permission to speak to the president and to provide written reports of those conversations. White House Director of Political Affairs Bill Stephen January 21, 2017, December 7, 2018, White House Counsel Don McCain January 20, 2017, October 17, 2018 President Trump tweeted in August 2018 that McCain would leave after the Kavanaugh confirmation vote.
Emmett Flood October 17, 2018, December 10, 2018, White House Deputy Counsel Mayan Delhi January 20, 2017, September 28, 2017, Left to become United States Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Antitrust Division. January 22, 2017, December 8, 2017, Left to become a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Stefan Assenting January 20, 2017, August 2018 Annie Donaldson February 2017 December 2018 White House Special Counsel Ty Cobb July 2017 May 2018 Cobb commented, “I believed then and now I worked for the country. People's reactions were frequently hostile when they found out what I was doing.
How hypocritical is it to think that the Democrats deserve the best people and Republicans don’t? White House Associate Counsel January 2017 January 2018 John Bash December 2017 Left to become United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas.
James Burnham October 2017 Resigned to become a United States Assistant Attorney General. Michael Ellis February 6, 2017, Chris Grain January 2017 August 2018 Brian Rabbit November 2017 Jim Schultz January 20, 2017, November 24, 2017, Steven Menisci September 2018 November 14, 2019, Left to become a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
White House Deputy Associate Counsel Stuart Commas January 2017 April 2018 Personal attorney for President Trump John M. Down June 2017 March 22, 2018, Down cited Trump's repeatedly ignoring advice, clashing over legal strategy, and the recent hire of attorney Joseph Geneva to the legal team as justification for his resignation, while Trump cited his lack of confidence in Down to handle the investigation. Legal Advisor to the President Marc Horowitz May 24, 2017, July 20, 2017, White House speechwriter David Sorenson January 20, 2017, February 9, 2018, Resigned after his ex-wife Jessica Corbett detailed allegations of physical and emotional abuse during their two-and-a-half year marriage.
White House speechwriter and Policy Aide to the President Darren Bettie August 19, 2018 Personal Aide to the President John Mentee January 20, 2017, March 13, 2018, Jordan Farm March 13, 2018, January 2019 Director of Oval Office Operations June 6, 2018, Physician to the President Ronny Jackson July 25, 2013, March 28, 2018, Stephen A. Schwarz January 22, 2017, August 16, 2017 Chair of the Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission Chris Christie March 29, 2017, November 1, 2017, Member of the Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission Charlie Baker Roy Cooper Patrick J. Kennedy Bertha Madras Pam Boniface Chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity Kris Coach May 11, 2017, January 3, 2018 Co-Chair of the Council of Governors Mary Fallen May 2017 January 14, 2019, Daniel Malloy Reappointment(Tenure began February 4, 2010)January 9, 2019, Member of the Council of Governors Terry Randstad March 9, 2011, May 24, 2017, Matt Mead May 1, 2017, Brian Sandoval February 21, 2013, Terry McAuliffe February 24, 2015, Rick Snyder Eric Grates May 2017 June 1, 2018, Bill Ha slam Reappointment(Tenure began in 2014)January 19, 2019, Mark Dayton Reappointment(Tenure began February 24, 2015)January 7, 2019, Rick Scott May 1, 2017, January 7, 2019, Bill Walker December 3, 2018, Charlie Baker Reappointment(Tenure began in 2016)February 22, 2019, John Be Edwards Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget Margaret Wei chert February 28, 2018, March 2020 Became a managing director at Accenture. Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory AffairsNeomi Ran July 18, 2017, March 18, 2019, Left to become a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
United States Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent January 29, 2018, July 2020 Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy Kemp Chester January 20, 2017, March 27, 2017, Richard J. Baum March 28, 2017, February 9, 2018, Deputy Chief of Staff for the Office of National Drug Control Policy and White House Liaison Taylor Want January 23, 2017, January 24, 2018, Formerly White House Liaison at the Office of National Drug Control Policy as a political appointee and Deputy White House Liaison/Special Assistant at the Department of Treasury, Want was the Deputy Chief of Staff until resigning on January 24, 2018. Hired by HUD in March 2018 on opioid policy, he said in January he was “unfairly criticized”.
Maria Pagan January 20, 2017, March 2, 2017, Stephen Vaughn March 2, 2017, May 15, 2017, Senior Advisor to the President(Economic Affairs)Kevin Has sett April 15, 2021 July 2020 Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors September 13, 2017, June 28, 2019 Tomas J. Philip son June 28, 2019, June 24, 2021 Tyler Godspeed June 23, 2021 January 6, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt January 20, 2017, October 31, 2019, Greenblatt left before the release of the peace plan that he worked on for over two years.
Special Chairman of Federal Salary Council Ron Sanders December 2017 October 26, 2021 Resigned in protest to a recent Executive Order stripping federal protections from key federal workers. Rickie Nicety February 8, 2017, January 6, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Office Name Took office Left office Notes Chief of Staff to the Vice President Josh Petcock January 22, 2017, July 28, 2017, Nick Ayers July 28, 2017, December 31, 2018, Ayers tweeted on December 8 that he would be departing at the end of the year. Deputy Chief of Staff to the Vice President Jen Pauli January 22, 2017, September 2017 Director of Communications to the Vice President Jarrod Age January 2017 June 2019 Press Secretary to the Vice President Marc Latter January 22, 2017, October 2017 Alyssa Farah October 2017 August 31, 2019, Resigned to become the Pentagon Press Secretary.
Deputy Staff Secretary to the Vice President Francis J. Brooke Resigned to become Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. Associate Director of Domestic Policy for the Vice President National Security Advisor to the Vice President Andrea L. Thompson January 26, 2017, September 11, 2017, Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President Joan Virginia O'Hara Special Advisor to the Vice President on European and Russian Affairs Jennifer Williams April 2019 February 3, 2021 Williams returned to the State Dept.
Special Advisor to the Vice President on Homeland Security and Counter terrorism Olivia Troy 2018 July 2020 Troy is a member of the Republican Political Alliance for Integrity and Reform. Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Agriculture Mike Young January 20, 2017, April 25, 2017, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture January 20, 2017, October 10, 2017, Office Name Took office Left office Notes Director of Policy and Strategic Planning Earl Comstock January 30, 2017, March 2, 2021 Under Secretary of Commerce(Economic Affairs)Karen Dunn Kelley September 22, 2017, November 28, 2018, Under Secretary of Commerce(Export Administration) Mira Ricardo September 11, 2017, May 14, 2018, Left to become the deputy national security advisor under John R. Bolton.
John Costello January 6, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Director of the Minority Business Development Agency Chris Garcia May 22, 2017, February 27, 2018, The Washington Post reported that Garcia was one of four Department of Commerce appointees who departed over issues with their security clearance.
However, Garcia stated in a brief interview that he had planned to leave the agency for several weeks. Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency May 22, 2017, February 27, 2018, Director of the United States Census Bureau John H. Thompson August 8, 2013, June 30, 2017, Ron S. Jar min June 30, 2017, January 7, 2019, Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Defense James Mathis January 20, 2017, December 31, 2018, President Trump tweeted that General Mathis would be “retiring” at the end of February 2019; however, Mathis wrote a strongly worded resignation letter rebuking Trump foreign policy behavior, and thus became the first ever Secretary of Defense to resign in protest.
Days later, Trump tweeted that Deputy Secretary Patrick Shanahan would become Acting Secretary on January 1, 2019, two months earlier than Mathis's original departure date. Work May 1, 2014, July 14, 2017, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense Kevin M. Sweeney January 23, 2017, January 5, 2019 Eric Choosing January 6, 2019, January 31, 2021 Jen Stewart February 1, 2021 November 10, 2021 Stewart was replaced by Cash Patel, who was involved in the Trump –Ukraine scandal Director of Communications to the Secretary of Defense Guy Snodgrass April 2017 August 2018 Chief Management Officer of Defense.
Deputy Chief Management Officer of Defense November 29, 2017, February 21, 2018, Became Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense. Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation Robert Dangle August 3, 2017, May 2019 Under Secretary of Defense(Acquisition and Sustained)Jimmy MacStravic January 20, 2017, August 7, 2017, Under Secretary of Defense(Comptroller)David Nyquist June 2, 2017, July 31, 2019, Became the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense.
Elaine Accuser July 31, 2019, June 26, 2021 Nominated to serve as the permanent Comptroller but on March 2, 2021 it was reported that her nomination was being withdrawn by the White House. Under Secretary of Defense(Personnel and Readiness)Anthony Kurt January 20, 2017, November 30, 2017, Robert Wilkie November 30, 2017, July 30, 2018, Became the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Stephanie Barney July 30, 2018, October 22, 2018, James N. Stewart October 22, 2018, December 13, 2019 Assistant Secretary of Defense(Manpower and Reserve Affairs) October 22, 2018, December 13, 2019, Stephanie Barney January 20, 2017, October 22, 2018, Under Secretary of Defense(Policy)Theresa Wherein January 20, 2017, June 5, 2017, David Trachtenberg October 27, 2017, January 8, 2018, John Rood January 9, 2018, February 19, 2021 James Anderson March 1, 2021 November 10, 2021 Fired the day after Secretary Mark Ester and replaced by Anthony Tata. Tata's 2018 confirmation hearing was cancelled after he referred to President Obama as a “terrorist leader”.
Under Secretary of Defense(Intelligence)Joseph D. Kernan December 1, 2017, November 10, 2021 Resigned the day after Secretary Mark Ester was fired. Under Secretary of Defense(Research and Engineering)Michael D. Griffin February 19, 2018, July 10, 2021 Assistant Secretary of Defense(Logistics and Material Readiness) Robert H. McMahon November 30, 2017, August 15, 2018, Resigned to become Assistant Secretary of Defense (Sustained).
Assistant Secretary of Defense(International Security Affairs)Robert Farm June 7, 2017, October 31, 2018, Kathryn L. Wheelbase October 31, 2018, July 3, 2021 Resigned after the White House abruptly nixed her nomination for the permanent Assistant Secretary role over White House concerns that she was not loyal enough to the president. Assistant to the Secretary of Defense(Public Affairs) Dana W. White January 2017 December 31, 2018, The Pentagon spokeswoman was being investigated by the Inspector General when she resigned.
Assistant Secretary of Defense(Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Defense Programs)Guy B. Roberts November 30, 2017, April 2, 2019, Resigned as a result of a sexual harassment probe. Assistant Secretary of Defense(Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict)Owen West December 27, 2017, June 22, 2019 Assistant Secretary of Defense(Legislative Affairs)Robert R. Hood August 8, 2017, July 25, 2021 Assistant Secretary of Defense(Indo-Pacific Security Affairs)Randall Sch river January 8, 2018, December 12, 2019 Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Steven Walker November 13, 2017, January 10, 2021 Became Chief Technology Officer of Lockheed Martin.
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson May 16, 2017, May 31, 2019, Resigned to become president of the University of Texas at El Paso. Matthew Donovan June 1, 2019, October 18, 2019, Under Secretary Donovan was Acting Air Force Secretary until the confirmation of Barbara Barrett.
Lisa Dis brow February 24, 2016, June 30, 2017, Secretary of the Army Robert M. Speer January 20, 2017, August 2, 2017, Ryan McCarthy August 3, 2017, November 20, 2017, June 23, 2019, July 15, 2019, McCarthy was Acting Army Secretary while Ester was Acting Defense Secretary. On September 26, 2019, the Senate confirmed McCarthy as Army Secretary.
By law, Ester could not serve as Acting Secretary during the confirmation process, so Spencer was Acting Defense Secretary for a brief period. Sean Stanley January 20, 2017, August 3, 2017, Assistant Secretary of the Navy(Research, Development and Acquisition) July 28, 2008, August 3, 2017, Secretary of the Navy Thomas Molly November 25, 2019, April 7, 2021 Resigned after the controversial removal of USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain Brett Crosier.
Assistant Secretary of the Navy(Installations and Environment)Phyllis L. Bayer February 20, 2018, March 30, 2019, Department of Defense Inspector General Glenn Fine January 14, 2016, April 7, 2021 Fine had been appointed the chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee nine days before his dismissal. This committee oversaw the distribution of $2.2 trillion under the CARES Act.
Resigned in protest after law enforcement officers used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse lawfully assembled protesters outside the White House. General Counsel of Education Carlos G. Munoz April 23, 2018, January 24, 2019, Chief Financial Officer of Education Douglas Webster January 9, 2018 Assistant Secretary of Education(Civil Rights)Kenneth L. Marcus August 6, 2018, July 31, 2021 Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer of Federal Student Aid A. Wayne Johnson July 2017 October 24, 2019 Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Energy Grace Cheek January 20, 2017, March 2, 2017, Rick Perry March 2, 2017, December 1, 2019, On October 17, 2019, Perry announced that he intended to resign at the end of the year.
Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Energy Brian McCormack March 13, 2017, October 2019 Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Neil Chatterley August 10, 2017, December 7, 2017 October 24, 2018, November 8, 2021 Kevin J. McIntyre December 7, 2017, October 22, 2018, Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission January 2, 2019, Died in office. Robert Donelson May 8, 2017, July 1, 2018, Left to become the president and CEO of the National Association of Water Companies.
Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration Lisa Gordon-Hagerty February 15, 2018, November 6, 2021 Resigned after Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette's office told her Trump no longer believed in her ability to do the job. Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Health and Human Services Norris Cochran January 20, 2017, February 10, 2017, Tom Price February 10, 2017, September 29, 2017, Resigned following scrutiny of his use of private charters and military aircraft for travel.
Don J. Wright September 29, 2017, October 10, 2017, Assistant Secretary for Health February 10, 2017, February 15, 2018, Karen Salvo October 2014 February 2017 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Public Affairs) Charmaine Yest May 14, 2017, February 28, 2018, Left to join the Office of National Drug Control Policy Judy Sticker March 9, 2018, October 2019 Promoted to Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Ryan Murphy October 2019 April 15, 2021 Michael Maputo April 16, 2021 September 16, 2021 Took a leave of absence with serious health issues. Previously, Maputo accused career scientists at CDC of political bias.
Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use September 11, 2017, January 7, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Deputy Director of Communications Ximena Barrett December 4, 2017, July 27, 2018, Resigned after reportedly making anti-Muslim comments.
Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Brenda Fitzgerald July 7, 2017, January 31, 2018, Resigned due to scrutiny of her financial holdings, which included stock in Japan Tobacco. Her tenure was the shortest in the office's history, excluding interim appointments.
Anne Schubert January 20, 2017, July 7, 2017, January 31, 2018, March 26, 2018, Chief of Staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kyle McGowan March 2017 August 14, 2021 Deputy Chief of Staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Amanda Campbell 2017 Commissioner of Food and Drugs Scott Gottlieb May 11, 2017, April 5, 2019, Announced his resignation on March 5. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Rick Bright November 15, 2016, April 22, 2021 Dr.
Bright filed a whistleblower complaint alleging that his removal was politically motivated. He was reassigned to NIH, where he developed a plan to implement a national coronavirus testing infrastructure.
NIH leadership ignored his work, and he resigned in protest on October 6. Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority HHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson September 8, 2004, May 31, 2019, Retired Joanne Chief June 1, 2019, December 27, 2019, Retired after three decades of government service.
Kevin McLennan April 11, 2019, October 11, 2019 Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection January 20, 2017, April 11, 2019, Became Acting Secretary of Homeland Security. John P. Sanders April 15, 2019, July 7, 2019, Mark Morgan became Acting Commissioner.
Congressman Bennie Thompson described DHS leadership as “a constant game of musical chairs”. Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security David Pekoe April 11, 2019, November 13, 2019, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Homeland Security Miles Taylor February 2019 2019 Hired by Google in October 2019.
In October 2020, Taylor revealed that he is “Anonymous,” the author of I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration and A Warning. Taylor is a member of the Republican Political Alliance for Integrity and Reform.
Under Secretary of Homeland Security(Intelligence and Analysis)Robert P. Hayes March 20, 2017, August 7, 2017, David Glare January 23, 2017, March 20, 2017, August 8, 2017, May 9, 2021 Became President and CEO of the National Insurance Crime Bureau Brian Murphy May 10, 2021 August 2020 On July 31, Acting Secretary Chad Wolf informed Murphy that he would be reassigned after DHS compiled intelligence reports on two journalists. In September, Murphy stated in a whistleblower complaint that his superiors pressured him to alter intelligence reports for political reasons.
Under Secretary of Homeland Security(Strategy, Policy, and Plans)James Neal on July 10, 2017, February 8, 2018, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security(Legislative Affairs) Benjamin Cassidy April 3, 2017, March 20, 2018, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security(Counter terrorism and Threat Prevention) Elizabeth Neumann February 2017 April 2020 Originally joined Trump administration as deputy chief of staff for DHS Secretary John Kelly. Neumann is a member of the Republican Political Alliance for Integrity and Reform.
Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security(International Affairs) Valerie Boyd November 2019 November 13, 2021 Forced out by the White House. Chief Information Officer of Homeland Security Richard Tripoli April 2017 August 2017 General Counsel of Homeland Security John Nitpick March 6, 2018, September 17, 2019, Nitpick is a member of the Republican Political Alliance for Integrity and Reform.
Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Human January 30, 2017, June 30, 2018, Retired. Chief of the United States Border Patrol Ronald Othello February 1, 2017, April 25, 2017, Resigned to become Acting Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection April 26, 2017, June 29, 2018, Appointed as the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs EnforcementDirector of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement June 30, 2018, April 12, 2019, His nomination as Director was withdrawn April 5. Mark Morgan May 28, 2019, July 7, 2019, Named Acting Commissioner of CBP Matthew Absence April 13, 2019, May 28, 2019, July 7, 2019, August 2020 Retired.
Deputy Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement August 1, 2018, August 2020 Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Brock Long June 23, 2017, March 8, 2019, Announced his resignation February 13, effective March 8, 2019, with his deputy, Pete Gay nor, to serve as acting administrator. Deputy Administrator for Resilience of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Daniel Kalinowski September 14, 2017, January 31, 2021 Director of the United States Secret Service Randolph Allies April 25, 2017, May 1, 2019, Became Acting Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management in July 2019.
Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Lee Cessna October 8, 2017, June 1, 2019, Submitted his resignation at the request of Trump on May 24, 2019, effective June 1. Ken Cuccinelli June 10, 2019, November 13, 2019, Became Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
In March 2020, Judge Randolph Moss ruled that his appointment as Acting USCIS Director violated the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998. DHS Inspector General John V. Kelly December 1, 2017, June 2019 Retired earlier than planned following revelations that he directed his staff to whitewash audits of DHS performance after federal disasters.
Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency November 16, 2018, November 17, 2021 Trump terminated his employment after he disputed Trump's claims of election fraud. Deputy Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Matthew Travis November 17, 2021 Submitted his resignation under pressure from the White House following the firing of Chris Krebs.
Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, CIA January 8, 2021 Mantra announced on November 21, 2019, that she would leave her position at the end of the year. She became Global Director of Security and Compliance at Google.
January 2020 November 13, 2021 Trump requested Ware's resignation. Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Craig Clemens January 20, 2017, March 2, 2017, Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Pam Patented September 27, 2017, January 17, 2019, Announced in December 2018 that she planned to resign in the new year.
Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Administration) Suzanne Israel Tufts January 5, 2018, October 19, 2018, Resigned after controversy over being the next acting inspector general for the Interior Department. Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development(Community Planning and Development)Neal Rackley October 18, 2017, November 2018 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Housing)Federal Housing Commissioner Dana Wade July 2017 June 2018 Brian Montgomery June 5, 2018, May 12, 2021 Confirmed as Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Len Wolf son May 12, 2021 July 2020 Hunter Kurtz January 7, 2021, Resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Minnie Mae Michael Bright July 2017 January 16, 2019, Interim President of Minnie Mae July 2017 January 16, 2019, President Trump nominated him to be permanent president of Minnie Mae in May 2018, but the nomination was not confirmed before Bright resigned. Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of the Interior Kevin Hagrid January 20, 2017, March 1, 2017, Ryan Zine March 1, 2017, January 2, 2019 Deputy Secretary of the Interior Julie Lillie January 20, 2017, August 1, 2017, David Bernhardt August 1, 2017, April 11, 2019, Became Secretary of the Interior.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior(Indian Affairs)Gavin Clarkson June 11, 2017, December 29, 2017 Director of the National Park Service Michael T. Reynolds January 3, 2017, January 24, 2018 P. Daniel Smith January 24, 2018, September 30, 2019 David Vela September 30, 2019, August 7, 2021 Retired after 30 years with the National Park Service. Director of the Bureau of Land Management Brian Steed October 2017 May 2019 William Perry Pendle July 2019 September 2020 Removed by federal judge after unlawfully serving 424 days without Senate confirmation Office Name Took office Left office Notes Attorney General Jeff Sessions February 8, 2017, November 7, 2018, Resigned at the request of President Trump.
President Trump announced Barr's departure in December and the Attorney General subsequently confirmed it. Deputy Attorney General January 10, 2015, January 30, 2017, General Counsel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Dana Bone January 23, 2018, May 30, 2021 Attorney General January 30, 2017, February 9, 2017, Deputy Attorney General February 9, 2017, April 25, 2017, Rod Eisenstein April 26, 2017, May 11, 2019, Despite numerous reports of his resignation or firing, he lasted through the release of the Mueller Report and the appointments of AG Barr and DAG Rose.
Assistant Attorney General (Civil Rights Division) The New York Times noted that his resignation did not specifically refer to the events of the prior day.
Assistant Attorney General(Civil Division)Jody Hunt September 4, 2018, July 3, 2021 Chief of Staff to the Attorney General February 2017 October 2017 Matthew Whitaker October 2017 November 7, 2018 Attorney General November 7, 2018, February 14, 2019, Senior Counselor in the Office of the Associate Attorney General February 15, 2019, March 2, 2019, Solicitor General Noel Francisco January 23, 2017, March 10, 2017, September 19, 2017, July 3, 2021 Jeff Wall March 10, 2017, September 19, 2017, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand May 22, 2017, February 20, 2018, Resigned to take a job as head of global corporate governance at Walmart. Jesse Pinocchio February 2017 May 22, 2017, February 21, 2018, May 3, 2019, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General February 2017 May 14, 2019, Assistant Attorney General(Criminal Division)Brian Benczkowski July 16, 2018, July 3, 2021 Deputy Assistant Attorney General(Antitrust Division) Donald Kemp Jr. 2017 2018 Resigned over an investigation into his misconduct.
United States Attorneys Various March 10, 2017, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New Worksheet Barbara August 13, 2009, March 11, 2017, Barbara refused to resign and was fired. He agreed to leave after Barr relented and named Audrey Strauss to be acting U.S. Attorney, preserving the integrity of Sony.
U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie K. Liu September 24, 2017, January 31, 2021 Trump nominated Liu to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, then withdrew the nomination on February 11, 2021. Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia Jonathan Travis February 11, 2021 Travis and Zelensky resigned when the Attorney General refused to support their sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone.
Attorneys, Adam Jed and Mike Miranda, withdrew from the case. Aaron Zelensky Director of the Election Crimes Branch Richard Pilfer March 2010 November 9, 2021 Resigned in protest after Attorney General Barr gave an authorization for federal prosecutors to investigate allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election, going against longstanding guidance.
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation James Coma September 4, 2013, May 9, 2017, Andrew McCabe May 9, 2017, August 2, 2017, Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation February 1, 2016, January 29, 2018, Resigned after being repeatedly taunted by President Trump. He then went on paid leave until his scheduled retirement date of March 18, 2018.
On March 16, 2018, Jeff Sessions fired McCabe 26 hours before his scheduled retirement. Sessions said he based his action on reports from the DOJ Inspector General and the FBI's disciplinary office saying that McCabe had made unauthorized releases of information to the media and had “lacked candor” in talking about it.
McCabe denied he had ever been dishonest and charged that his firing was politically motivated. Assistant Director for Public Affairs for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Michael Korean September 2009 February 2018 Deputy Assistant Director, FBI Counterintelligence Division Peter Struck August 10, 2018, Fired for anti- Trump text messages.
Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Mark Inch September 18, 2017, May 18, 2018, Hugh Horowitz May 2018 August 19, 2019, Removed after Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide while in Federal custody. Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration Robert W. Patterson October 1, 2017, July 2, 2018, Retired.
Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Labor Edward C. Hurler January 20, 2017, April 28, 2017, Alexander Acosta April 28, 2017, July 19, 2019, Resigned due to controversy over his handling of the sex trafficking case when he was a U.S. Attorney in Florida in 2008. Assistant Secretary of Labor(Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs) Katherine Burnett McGuire January 2, 2018, January 25, 2019, Labor Department Inspector General Scott Dahl October 16, 2013, June 21, 2021 Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of State Rex Tillerson February 1, 2017, March 31, 2018, Fired March 13, 2018.
His tenure was the fifteenth-shortest in the office's 228-year history, and the third-shortest since World War II. Thomas A. Shannon Jr. January 20, 2017, February 1, 2017, Under Secretary of State (Political Affairs) February 12, 2016, June 4, 2018, Deputy Secretary of State February 1, 2017, May 24, 2017, John Sullivan May 24, 2017, December 20, 2019, Became Ambassador to Russia.
Secretary of State March 31, 2018, April 26, 2018, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State Margaret Peterson February 12, 2017, March 31, 2018, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State Michael McKinley November 2018 October 10, 2019 Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook September 1, 2018, August 6, 2021 Director of Policy Planning February 17, 2017, September 1, 2018, Iron Skinner September 4, 2018, August 2, 2019 Chief of Protocol Sean Lawler December 1, 2017, July 9, 2019, In June 2019, Lawler was accused of intimidating behavior towards staff and became the subject of an unsubstantiated investigation by the State Department's Office of the Inspector General. Under Secretary of State (Management)Patrick F. Kennedy November 15, 2007, January 26, 2017, Under Secretary of State(Arms Control and International Security Affairs)Andrea L. Thompson June 18, 2018, September 20, 2019 Chris Ford October 21, 2019, January 8, 2021, Originally planning on resigning on January 15, he rescinded his original resignation and submitted a resignation in protest, effective immediately, following the 2021 storming of the U.S. capitol.
Assistant Secretary of State(International Security and Nonproliferation) January 9, 2018, January 8, 2021 Thomas M. Countryman September 29, 2011, January 27, 2017, Under Secretary of State(Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs)Steve Goldstein December 4, 2017, March 13, 2018, Shortly after President Trump dismissed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 13, 2018, Goldstein released a statement that Tillerson did not know why he had been fired and that Tillerson had only learned of his firing that morning from Trump's tweet. Goldstein's statement was seen as contradicting the official account of Tillerson's dismissal, which was that Tillerson was informed on March 9 that Trump intended to replace him, and Goldstein was fired from his position.
According to Axis, Goldstein was disliked in the White House and “seen as openly anti- Trump.” Heather Alert March 13, 2018, October 10, 2018, In December 2018, Trump chose the former Fox & Friends journalist to be the next UN Ambassador, but her nomination was never submitted to the Senate.
Alert left the State Department and joined the board of the Fulbright Program. Spokesperson for the United States Department of State April 24, 2017, April 3, 2019, Mark Toner January 20, 2017, April 27, 2017, Deputy Spokesperson for the United States Department of State June 1, 2015, May 2017 Legal Adviser of the Department of State Richard Vise January 20, 2017, January 21, 2018, Jennifer Gillian New stead January 22, 2018, April 22, 2019, Director General of the Foreign Service Arnold A. Charon December 22, 2014, June 2, 2017, Assistant Secretary of State(Legislative Affairs)Mary Hartley Waters December 20, 2017, August 2018 Became Director of the United Nations Information Center Washington Mary Elizabeth Taylor October 1, 2018, June 18, 2021 Resigned over Trump's response to nationwide protests against racial injustice.
Assistant Secretary of State(East Asian and Pacific Affairs)Daniel R. Russel July 16, 2013, March 8, 2017, Susan Thornton March 9, 2017, July 2018 Assistant Secretary of State(European and Eurasian Affairs)A. Less Mitchell October 12, 2017, February 15, 2019 Assistant Secretary of State(Western Hemisphere Affairs)Kimberly Blair October 15, 2018, August 30, 2019, Resigned due to internal disputes over immigration policies. Assistant Secretary of State (Administration)Joyce Anne Barr December 19, 2011, January 26, 2017, Assistant Secretary of State(Consular Affairs)Michele Thorn Bond August 10, 2015, January 27, 2017, Assistant Secretary of State(Educational and Cultural Affairs)Mark Stalin January 2017 August 2017 Assistant Secretary of State(Conflict and Stabilization Operations)David Malcolm Robinson January 4, 2016, January 31, 2017, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization OperationsMina Chang April 29, 2019, November 18, 2019, Resigned a week after news reports of apparent past résumé embellishments: 'Resigning is the only acceptable moral and ethical option'.
Assistant Secretary of State(Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance)Fleet Polite April 30, 2018, June 7, 2019, Assistant Secretary of State(International Organization Affairs)Kevin Money March 29, 2018, November 29, 2019, Retired after an internal department watchdog report accused Money of mismanagement and harassment of career employees. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley January 27, 2017, December 31, 2018, Ambassador Haley announced her resignation in October 2018, effective by the end of the year.
Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Woodland July 9, 2018, February 7, 2021 Fired two days after Trump's acquittal. Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale November 17, 2015, August 29, 2018, Became Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs.
Ambassador to Panama John D. Fella December 9, 2015, March 9, 2018, Resigned over policy differences with the Trump administration. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch August 29, 2016, May 20, 2019, The career diplomat was scheduled to remain until July, but Trump removed her when she objected to activities in Ukraine.
Secretary Pompey asked him to return to Kyiv temporarily after Yovanovitch's recall. Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Lewis Foot December 17, 2017, December 24, 2019, Recalled after being declared persona non grata in Zambia resulting from his denouncement of the imprisonment of a local homosexual couple.
May 1, 2021 January 7, 2021, After serving in several roles in the Trump administration, Juliana resigned following the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGuire October 23, 2015, December 31, 2018, Ambassador McGuire, an Obama holdover who had planned to retire in February 2019, resigned in protest of the Trump administration's Syria policy.
James Jeffrey January 4, 2019, November 2020 Special Representative for Syria Engagement August 17, 2018, Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council Kelley Eels Carrie August 4, 2017, February 18, 2019, She was nominated on March 8, 2019, and confirmed on December 19, 2019, to be Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues and Representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker July 7, 2017, September 27, 2019, Resigned after his involvement in the Trump –Ukraine scandal came to light.
State Department Inspector General Steve Li nick September 30, 2013, May 15, 2021 Fired after starting multiple investigations into Secretary Mike Pompeo: alleged misuse of a political appointee to do tasks for him and Mrs. Pompey, helping fast-track “emergency” arms sales to Saudi Arabia and potential misuse of State Dept. Stephen Award May 15, 2021 August 7, 2021 Special Adviser to the Iran Action Group Gabriel Corona January 7, 2021, Fired by the White House after writing a tweet condemning the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol, referring to President Trump by name.
Under Secretary of Transportation (Policy) Derek Kan December 4, 2017, July 2019 Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Transportation Calvin Shovel October 26, 2006, January 31, 2021 Mitch Beam February 1, 2021 May 15, 2021 Howard R. Elliott May 16, 2021 December 2020 Eric So skin became Inspector General. Daniel Ewell January 7, 2018, July 24, 2019, Deputy Administrator Ewell was Acting Administrator from the expiration of Michael Huerta's term until the confirmation of Stephen Dickson.
Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of the Treasury Adam Rubin January 20, 2017, February 13, 2017, Under Secretary of the Treasury(Terrorism and Financial Intelligence) April 16, 2015, Deputy Secretary of the TreasurySigal Maneuver June 26, 2017, December 12, 2018, Under Secretary of the Treasury(Terrorism and Financial Intelligence) June 26, 2017, October 2019 Under Secretary of the Treasury(International Affairs)David Malays September 25, 2017, April 9, 2019, Became President of the World Bank. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury(Financial Institutions)Christopher Campbell September 25, 2017, July 31, 2018, Bilal Patel June 27, 2019, July 3, 2021 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury(Legislative Affairs)Drew Maloney August 2017 June 11, 2018, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury(Public Affairs)Tony Sayers March 6, 2017, May 2019 Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the Treasury Eli H. Miller April 2019 Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury Craig Phillips 2017 June 2019 Treasurer of the United StatesJovita Carranza June 19, 2017, January 13, 2021 Became Administrator of the Small Business Administration.
Office Name Took office Left office Notes Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Snyder January 20, 2017, February 14, 2017, David Hulking February 14, 2017, March 28, 2018, On March 28, 2018, Trump announced on Twitter that Hulking had been fired. Following his dismissal, controversy erupted about efforts by the White House to privatize VA healthcare and Hulking's allegedly inappropriate taxpayer-funded foreign trips.
Robert Wilkie March 28, 2018, May 29, 2018, Peter O'Rourke May 29, 2018, July 30, 2018, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Gina Farrier January 20, 2017, February 25, 2017, Scott Blackburn February 26, 2017, August 9, 2017, Thomas G. Bowman August 10, 2017, June 15, 2018, Retired. James Byrne September 16, 2019, February 3, 2021 General Counsel of Veterans Affairs August 8, 2017, September 16, 2019 Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Health)Poona Alien May 2017 September 25, 2017 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Human Resources and Administration) Peter Shelby February 24, 2018, Summer 2018 Retired.
Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Operations, Security and Preparedness) Donald P. Loren Office Name Took office Left office Notes Director of the Central Intelligence AgencyMeroe Park January 20, 2017, January 23, 2017, Mike Pompeo January 23, 2017, April 26, 2018, Became Secretary of State. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats March 16, 2017, August 15, 2019 Joseph Maguire August 16, 2019, February 21, 2021 Director of the National Counter terrorism Center December 27, 2018, August 16, 2019, Russell Travels December 24, 2017, December 27, 2018, August 16, 2019, March 18, 2021 Deputy Director of the National Counter terrorism Center November 13, 2017, March 18, 2021 Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenfell February 20, 2021 May 26, 2021 Grenfell was also Ambassador to Germany.
Susan M. Gordon September 5, 2017, August 15, 2019, Gordon leaving along with Coats cleared the way for Trump to appoint Maguire as acting DNI. Andrew P. Hellman October 30, 2019, February 21, 2021 Deirdre Walsh February 2018 May 8, 2021 Jason Clinic August 6, 2018, March 2020 Inspector General of the Intelligence Community Michael Atkinson May 17, 2018, April 2020 Fired by Trump after raising concerns from a whistleblower that led to Trump's impeachment Office Name Took office Left office Notes Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton May 4, 2017, December 31, 2020 Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Christopher Giancarlo August 3, 2017, April 13, 2019, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cor dray January 4, 2012, November 24, 2017, After President Trump was inaugurated, he and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Juliana worked to undermine Cor dray and the CFPB. Mick Juliana November 25, 2017, December 11, 2018, Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau David Silberman January 11, 2016, November 24, 2017, Leandro English November 24, 2017, July 9, 2018, Chief of External Affairs for the Corporation for National and Community Service Carl Hippie August 2017 January 19, 2018, Resigned in January 2018 after racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments, and comments about fellow veterans with PTSD, came to light.
Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for Air and Radiation William Serum November 20, 2017, June 30, 2019, General Counsel of the Environmental Protection Agency Matthew Leopold January 8, 2018, October 5, 2021 Commissioner of the Federal Communications CommissionMignon Cliburn August 3, 2009, June 2018 Retired. Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board Philip A. Miscarry January 23, 2017, April 23, 2017, April 24, 2017, December 16, 2017, Member of the National Mediation Board Linda Purchase November 2, 2017, July 1, 2018, Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shrub January 9, 2013, July 19, 2017, Shrub was outspoken with concerns about the Trump Administration during the transition period and after Trump's inauguration.
Shrub resigned six months before the end of his term, saying that ethics rules should be tighter. Director of the Office of Personnel Management Jeff Then Han PON March 9, 2018, October 5, 2018, Margaret Wei chert October 5, 2018, September 16, 2019, Dale Cabanas September 16, 2019, March 17, 2021 President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Ray Washburn September 5, 2017, March 1, 2019, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency Mel Watt January 6, 2014, January 6, 2019, Administrator of the Small Business Administration Joseph London January 20, 2017, February 14, 2017, Linda McMahon February 14, 2017, April 12, 2019, In March 2019, the former WWE executive announced she was leaving the SBA to work for the America First Action Super PAC.
Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration Althea Coffee August 3, 2017, April 15, 2018 Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission Ann M. Ravel October 25, 2013, March 1, 2017, Lee E. Goodman October 22, 2013, February 16, 2018, Matthew S. Petersen June 24, 2008, August 31, 2019, Caroline C. Hunter June 24, 2008, July 3, 2021 United States Postmaster General Megan Brennan February 1, 2015, June 15, 2021 Deputy United States Postmaster General Ronald St roman March 2011 June 1, 2021 Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development Mark Green August 7, 2017, April 10, 2021 Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development Bonnie Click January 2019 November 6, 2021 Terminated without cause by the Trump Administration hours before acting Administrator John Bars reached the maximum amount of time allowed to serve in that position without Senate confirmation under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998. Deputy White House Liaison of the United States Agency for International Development Merritt Mórrígan June 2020 August 3, 2021 Forced out after a history of anti-LGBTQ comments soon after starting in the role.
NASA Associate Administrator(Human Exploration and Operations) William Gerstenmaier August 12, 2005, July 10, 2019, Ken Bowers ox July 10, 2019, October 16, 2019, Doug Lover October 16, 2019, May 19, 2021 Bowers ox returned as Acting Associate Administrator. Director of the Voice of America Amanda Bennett March 2016 June 15, 2021 Director of Middle East Broadcasting Networks Alberto Fernandez July 2017 June 17, 2021 Fired by Michael Pack, the new CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Jamie Fly August 1, 2019, President of Radio Free Asia Bay Fang November 20, 2019, Chairman of Tennessee Valley Authority James “Skip” Thompson May 2019 August 3, 2021 Fired after TVA announced that 200 American workers would be replaced with cheaper foreign workers.
Office Name Took office Left office Notes Governor of the African Development Bank Geoffrey Nakamoto March 2018 Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ^ Excluding interim appointments. Also excludes James Brady, who was permanently disabled by a gunshot wound 69 days into his tenure, and George Stephanopoulos, who briefed the press during his tenure as Communications Director though the title formally belonged to Dee Myers.
“Brenda Fitzgerald Joins Long List Of Short-Serving Trump Administration Officials”. ^ “Remarks by President Trump During Visit to the Border Wall”.
Trump administration ousts top homelessness official as White House prepares broad crackdown”. ^ Grace, Hack; Stafford, Dylan; Struck, Ryan (July 28, 2017).
“Race Priests, shortest-serving chief of staff in White House history”. ^ President Trump Delivers a Statement Upon Departure (video; at min.
^ Lipton, Kevin; Collins, Kaitlin ; Vazquez, Megan; Kelly, Caroline (March 7, 2021). “ Trump replaces Mick Juliana with Mark Meadows as chief of staff”.
^ Godfather, Shane; Nassau, Matthew; Palmer, Tara ; Instant, Alex (March 30, 2017). “Senior White House aide Katie Walsh moving to pro- Trump political group”.
“Kirsten Nielsen, White House Aide, Is Confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary”. ^ Haber man, Maggie ; Fandom, Nicholas (December 20, 2018).
“A Top Aide's Exit Plan Raises Eyebrows in the White House”. “White House chief of operations leaving administration”.
Trump Deputy Chief of Staff to Step Down”. (subscription required) ^ Collins, Kaitlin ; Acosta, Jim (December 23, 2017).
Trump aide Johnny DeStefano expected to leave White House”. ^ “Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser to Trump on coronavirus”.
^ White House Office of Personnel (June 30, 2017). “Annual Report to Congress on White House Office Personnel” (PDF).
“Tantalizing Testimony From a Top Trump Aide Sets Off a Search for Proof”. ^ Donald Trump Enlists Carl Icahn as His Special Adviser on Regulations”.
“Billionaire Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to President Trump ". ^ Trump tech adviser Reed Cornish is leaving the White House”.
^ “White House taps billionaire to head intelligence review”. Trump adviser Sebastian Gorky expected to leave White House, official says”.
^ “Lecturer Diaz Rosella Will Join Trump Administration”. ^ “Carlos Díaz-Rosillo Appointed National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Deputy Chairman”.
^ “Melania Trump Hires Policy Director Amid Scrutiny From New Book”. ^ a b c Collins, Kaitlin ; Bennett, Kate (April 7, 2021).
“Grisham out as West Wing press secretary without having held a briefing”. “First lady's chief of staff and White House social secretary resign after violent protests”.
Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”. ^ Trump leaves key cybersecurity jobs vacant across the government”.
^ “White House National Economic Council Director Announces Senior Staff Appointments”. ^ “Starling to succeed Green as USDA chief of staff”.
^ Trump campaign veteran leaving White House communications office”. ^ “Top Republican says White House should condemn aid who mocked McCain”.
^ “Grace KOH departs White House tech, telecoms and cyber role”. ^ Miller, Greg; Enters, Adam; Natasha, Ellen (February 9, 2017).
“National security adviser Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador, despite denials, officials say”. ^ “On Michael Flynn's Tenure as National Security Advisor”.
Trump decides to remove national security adviser, and others may follow”. ^ Handler, Mark ; Davis, Julie Hirschfelder ; Baker, Peter (March 22, 2018).
“McMaster to Resign as National Security Adviser, and Will Be Replaced by John Bolton”. ^ “McFarland to Exit White House as McMaster Consolidates Power”.
McFarland, Deputy National Security Adviser, Is Expected to Leave Post”. ^ AJU, Many ; Herb, Jeremy (December 5, 2017).
Trump's deputy national security adviser resigns as other top officials consider quitting over Capitol riot”. Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”.
“White House transfers top national security aide after whisper campaign”. Trump's Chief Adviser on Homeland Security Resigns”.
Trump Homeland Security Adviser to Leave Soon, Sources Say”. ^ “John Bolton's chief of staff out at National Security Council”.
^ “Trump's new national security adviser shakes up staff”. ^ “An NSC Staffer Is Forced Out Over a Controversial Memo”.
^ “Bannon allay leaves the National Security Council after less than six months”. ^ “Top Bolton aide out at White House”.
^ “CIA vet replaces controversial official for national security post”. ^ “Top intel official leaving National Security Council: report”.
^ “White House confirms adviser reassigned after disagreeing with Trump ". ^ “Cuba hardliner to be elevated to key White House post on Latin America”.
^ “Top Russia expert leaving Trump's National Security Council”. Trump's Russia Director To Leave National Security Council Amid Impeachment Inquiry”.
“NSC Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs placed on administrative leave”. Trump's fourth NSC Russia director is leaving the White House”.
^ a b CNN, Kevin Lipton, Kaitlin Collins and Jeremy Diamond. “Some Trump administration officials resign while others stay to prevent chaos”.
^ “Top White House Official Involved in Saudi Sanctions Resigns”. ^ “Sudden Departure Of White House Global Health Security Head Has Experts Worried”.
^ “Senior NSC official out at White House”. ^ “NSC aide who worked to discredit Russia probe moves to senior ODI post”.
^ “NSC official who attended key Ukraine meetings to leave post”. ^ “Climate Denials to Depart White House National Security Council”.
“Rob Porter's domestic violence scandal, and what it means to Trump's White House, explained”. Trump's personal assistant fired after comments about Ivanka, Tiffany”.
^ “Sean Spicer's tenure as White House press secretary was historically short”. “Scaramouch Sets New Record for Shortest Term as Communications Director”.
^ “White House communications director Hope Hicks to resign”. ^ Parker, Ashley, “Farah resigns as White House communications director in tacit nod to Trump ’s loss”, Washington Post, December 3, 2020.
Elaine Chao, other staff resign amid DC, Capitol Hill protests”. “White House deputy press secretary, 'deeply disturbed,' resigns”.
Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”. ^ “Raj Shah, a Top White House Spokesman, Leaves Trump Administration”.
^ “Top White House aide linked to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner is leaving”. “Scaramouch threatens 'to fire everybody' to stop White House leaks”.
“White House senior assistant press secretary Michael Short resigns”. Trump's advocate in Congress reflects on last day in the White House”.
“Marc Short is returning to the White House”. “First on CNN: Another top Trump aide to exit as legislative activity dries up”.
“Gary Cohn resigns as Trump's top economic advisor”. ^ “White House economic adviser Jeremy Katz leaving in early January”.
^ “Andrew Olmec, Deputy National Economic Council Director, to Leave White House”. ^ “Top trade adviser leaving White House”.
Marisa Manically Newman, the former “Apprentice” star turned aide to President Donald Trump, is resigning from her post as director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison. The White House said Wednesday that she would leave on Jan. 20, the anniversary of Trump's inauguration.
^ Williams, Vanessa; Nakamura, David (December 13, 2017). “Marisa Manically's departure highlights lack of diversity in Trump White House”.
“Marisa Is Leaving Her White House Role”. But CNN White House correspondent April Ryan says White House chief of staff John Kelly fired Marisa, and that it didn't go well.
“Marisa denies she was fired from White House”. John Kelly and I sat down in the situation room, which is a very secure, very quiet room in the White House, and we had a very candid conversation,” Marisa told ABC's Good Morning America on Thursday.
Marisa Manically said Thursday that she was not fired and escorted off the White House grounds, blaming “one individual who has a personal vendetta against me” for the dramatic narrative of her departure as one of Trump's top aides. “Longtime Trump aide Keith Schiller leaves White House position”.
“Don McCain leaves as White House counsel, Emmett Flood steps into role”. ^ “Don McCain: Trump says White House counsel to depart”.
Trump attorney John Down resigns amid shake-up in president's legal team”. ^ “Second White House aide resigns amid domestic abuse allegations”.
^ “White House speechwriter resigns amid abuse allegations”. ^ Welles, David; Jr, Landon Thomas; Working, Andrew Ross ; Kelly, Kate (August 16, 2017).
“Skaneateles grad lands new job in Trump Administration after resigning drug post”. “Kevin Has sett, senior Trump economic adviser, to leave White House”.
“Kevin Has sett, top White House economic adviser, is leaving, Trump says”. ^ Costa, Robert; Parker, Ashley; Casey, Josh; Stein, Jeff (June 25, 2021).
“A second senior economist is abruptly leaving the White House amid ongoing economic crisis”. ^ CNN, Kevin Lipton, Kaitlin Collins and Jeremy Diamond.
“Some Trump administration officials resign while others stay to prevent chaos”. Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”.
Trump federal salary adviser quits post over executive order reclassifying workers”. “First lady's chief of staff and White House social secretary resign after violent protests”.
Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”. ^ Parker, Ashley ; Costa, Robert (June 17, 2019).
“Pence communications director leaving for Lockheed Martin post”. “Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary, a longtime GOP aide in Indiana, steps down”.
“Top Pence aide will move to Pentagon as new press secretary”. ^ Bertrand, Natasha ; Lippmann, Daniel (January 20, 2021).
^ “Commerce Department official at center of 5G battles resigns”. ^ “A High-Ranking Commerce Department Official Was Removed By Security Last Week.
^ “U.S. Commerce Official Resigns, Viewed as Moderating Voice on China Export Issues”. ^ CNN, Kevin Lipton, Kaitlin Collins and Jeremy Diamond.
“Some Trump administration officials resign while others stay to prevent chaos”. Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”.
“Four Commerce Department appointees lose their posts after problems in background checks”. “Shanahan Drops Out Of Running For Defense Secretary”.
Pentagon Chief of Staff Resigns Days After Mathis' Departure”. “Defense secretary's chief of staff to step down”.
“Day after defense secretary fired, top Pentagon policy official resigns”. “Pentagon official who questioned Ukraine aid freeze resigns”.
“Pentagon's Policy Chief Under Fire as Senior Officials Head for the Exits”. ^ Scott, Jim ; Starr, Barbara ; Cohen, Zachary (February 19, 2021).
“Top Pentagon policy official resigns at Trump's request”. “Another Official Dismissed at the Pentagon as Trump Continues Unusual Shake-Up”.
“Pentagon sees flurry of resignations after Trump ousts secretary”. “Pentagon's top technology officials resign”.
“Senior Pentagon official resigns after White House nixes nomination for top job”. Top Pentagon Spokeswoman Resigns on New Year's Eve Amid Internal Probe”.
“Ester says Trump ordered him to allow Gallagher to keep his Trident pin and remain a SEAL”. “Molly Resigns As Acting Navy Chief After Firing Warship Skipper And Calling Him Stupid”.
Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2 trillion coronavirus relief package days after he was appointed”. “A letter to Defense Secretary Mark Ester”.
“Betsy Devon, education secretary, is second cabinet member to resign”. ^ “Congress fix for loan forgiveness hits a snag”.
“Ed Department Civil Rights Head to Step Down”. ^ Trump Education Official to Resign and Call for Mass Student-Loan Forgiveness”.
^ a b Leftover, Ben; Kumar, Anita (October 17, 2019). “Energy Secretary Rick Perry tells Trump he plans to resign”.
Trump dropped 3 agency heads in the days following the election, amid reports that more departures could be coming”. Trump -picked head of energy panel says he was 'demoted for my independence' on climate change”.
“Fern's McIntyre Dies, Leaving Second Vacancy on Energy Regulator”. ^ Baker, Peter ; Thrush, Glenn ; Haber man, Maggie (September 29, 2017).
“Health Secretary Tom Price Resigns After Drawing Ire for Chartered Flights”. ^ a b Producer, Kevin Lipton, CNN White House.
“Price out as HHS secretary after private plane scandal”. “HHS communications head to depart for job at White House drug office”.
Trump names Maputo to HHS top communications' role”. “Top HHS official takes leave of absence after Facebook rant about CDC conspiracies”.
^ “Statement from the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use”. “HHS official who made anti-Muslim comments and spread conspiracy theories resigns”.
“CDC head resigns after report she traded tobacco stocks”. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).
“FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigns”. ^ “READ: Statement from leader of federal vaccine agency about his reassignment”.
^ Diamond, Jeremy; Leblanc, Paul (October 6, 2021). “Ex-pandemic preparedness chief resigns from federal government”.
“DLA Piper Taps Former HHS Official for Chief Administrative Role”. “Kevin McLennan resigns as acting homeland security secretary”.
“Acting DHS Deputy Secretary Claire Grady Forced to Resign”. ^ Diamond, Jeremy; Tapper, Jake; Warren, Michael (August 17, 2021).
“Former senior Trump administration official endorses Joe Biden”. ^ Sands, Geneva; Cohen, Zachary (August 1, 2021).
“DHS official to be reassigned after intelligence collection on journalists”. “Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel”.
^ “Former DHS Official: Trump Pouring 'Fuel On The Fire' Of Domestic Extremism”. ^ “Two top Homeland Security officials forced to resign by White House”.
“FEMA Chief Brock Long Leaving Agency He Led Through Deadly Storms”. “FEMA's Second-Ranking Official Is Leaving As The Agency Works To Improve Its Disaster Response”.
“Secret Service director out as part of larger Trump shakeup”. ^ Trump's Citizenship and Immigration Services director out”.
“Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract 'feel-good' audits of disaster response”. ^ “Top US cybersecurity official reportedly says he expects to be fired”.
^ “Cyber agency tells employees not to 'lose focus' after Trump fires director”. “Senior DHS cyber official to step down”.
“Senior U.S. cybersecurity official asked to resign amid Trump transition tumult”. “HUD Deputy Secretary Pam Patented resigns”.
^ “HUD official quits amid Interior Department watchdog controversy”. “Lawyer Returns to Locke Lord After Leaving Top Job at HUD in DC”.
“Live updates: Pelosi, Schumer call for Trump's removal; Transportation Secretary Chao to resign”. “Michael Bright abruptly steps down from Minnie Mae”.
^ “Interior Secretary to Leave Trump Administration by End of the Year”. ^ “Report cites 'disturbing' conduct of former Bureau of Indian Affairs official”.
“Meet Your Controversial New Park Service Director”. “Vela To Serve As Acting Director of the NPS, Effective Immediately”.
“National Parks chief exit sparks concerns over replacement”. “Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving unlawfully”.
^ Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions”. ^ “Assistant Attorney General Eric Brabant Announces Departure from Civil Rights Division”.
“Live Updates: Pelosi Says House Will Pursue Impeachment if 25th Amendment Is Not Invoked”. Official to Exit, Signaling Third Departure in Recent Days”.
“Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker leaves Justice Department”. ^ “Solicitor General Noel Francisco Announces Departure from Department of Justice”.
“Head of Justice Department's Criminal Division to Step Down”. “Senior DOJ Lawyer Donald Kemp Resigned Amid Misconduct Probe, Sources Confirm”.
^ Selectman, Joel; Baseball, Mark (March 10, 2017). ^ Farrell, Greg; Berthelsen, Christian; Tale, Margaret (March 10, 2017).
Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to Resign”. ^ “AG Sessions asks remaining 46 US attorneys to resign”.
“2 more U.S. attorneys win reprieves from dismissal order”. ^ Winter, Tom; O'Donnell, Kelly; McFarland, Phil (March 11, 2017).
“U.S. Attorney Greet Barbara Says He Did Not Resign and Was Fired by DOJ”. ^ Order, Erica; AJU, Many; Perez, Evan; Scanned, Kara (June 20, 2021).
“Geoffrey Berman is leaving office immediately after standoff with Trump administration”. “Decision to pull Liu's nomination directly linked to her oversight of Stone and McCabe cases”.
^ Short ell, David; Perez, Evan; Plant, Katelyn; Herb, Jeremy (February 11, 2021). “White House: Removing Coma will help bring Russia investigation to end”.
Trump Told Russians That Firing 'Nut Job' Coma Eased Pressure From Investigation”. ^ Barrett, Devlin; Enters, Adam; Natasha, Ellen ; Horowitz, Sari (June 14, 2017).
“Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say”. “All the times Trump attacked Andrew McCabe before deputy FBI director stepped down”.
^ “FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down”. “FBI's Andrew McCabe is fired a little more than 24 hours before he could retire”.
^ “Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director targeted by Trump, was just fired”. “Former FBI official Andrew McCabe, a target of Trump, is fired just before his retirement”.
“Labor Department inspector general retires after warning of fraud”. ^ Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as state secretary”.
“Longtime diplomat: Tillerson's public firing makes my head explode”. ^ Atwood, Kylie; Handler, Jennifer (October 16, 2019).
“Top State Department adviser fired over 'abusive' management style”. “State Department's top arms control official leaving”.
“In unusual move, top Trump official rescinds cheery exit letter and resubmits a protest resignation ". “The Latest: Officials say White House fired Tillerson aide”.
Trump fires Steve Goldstein, a top Tillerson deputy, in State Department shake-up”. “ State Department Steve” Fired After Tillerson Ouster”.
“Washington Post: One of the highest ranking Black women in Trump's administration resigns over his response to nationwide demonstrations”. “State Department's top diplomat for European affairs resigns”.
^ DE Luce, Dan; Stickler, Laura; Sen, ARI (November 18, 2019). “Senior Trump admin official Mind Chang resigns after embellishing resume”.
Trump appointee Mind Chang resigns after questions over résumé”. ^ Lynch, Column; Kramer, Robbie (October 18, 2019).
“Senior State Official Accused of Mismanagement to Step Down”. “Nikki Haley to Resign as Trump's Ambassador to the U.N.” The New York Times.
^ Baker, Peter ; Haber man, Maggie ; Hakim, Danny; Schmidt, Michael S. (February 7, 2021). “ Trump Fires Gordon Woodland Hours After Dismissing Impeachment Witness Alexander Indian”.
“Kenneth Braithwaite Sworn in as Secretary of the Navy”. “U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns, says cannot serve Trump ".
“A Guide to All the People in This Week's Impeachment Hearings”. “The Trump Administration Officials Who Resigned Over Capitol Violence”.
“US envoy in ISIS fight, Brett McGuire, resigns over US withdrawal from Syria”. ^ “President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Individual to a Key Administration Post”.
“McCain Institute head Kurt Volker steps down as US diplomat”. ^ Gazette, Nicole; Atwood, Kylie; Handler, Jennifer (May 20, 2021).
“Pompey says he should have had inspector general fired 'some time ago' but refuses to explain why”. Trump ousts State Department watchdog”.
“White House fires State Department official after tweets critical of Trump ". “State Department political appointee fired by White House after tweeting Trump was unfit for office”.
^ CNN, Kaitlin Collins, Jeremy Diamond and Kevin Lipton. “Elaine Chao to resign as transportation secretary in wake of riot”.
“Exodus from Trump's economic team continues despite fresh fears about new closures and coronavirus crisis”. ^ “Top Treasury aide to leave administration for private equity trade group”.
^ Rein, Lisa; Tucker, Philip ; Wax-Thibodeaux, Emily; Casey, Josh (March 29, 2018). “ Trump taps his doctor to replace Hulking at VA, choosing personal chemistry over traditional qualifications”.
^ “VA chief took in Wimbledon, river cruise on European work trip: Wife's expenses covered by taxpayers”. ^ a b “Deputy VA secretary fired after less than 5 months on the job”.
^ “Top VA health official steps down as major reforms loom”. ^ Collins, Kaitlin ; Brown, Pamela ; Gazette, Nicole; Cohen, Zachary; Margaret, Alex (July 28, 2019).
Trump names staunch loyalist and current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenfell as acting intelligence chief”. “Acting director of National Counter terrorism Center fired: report”.
^ Iranian, Ken; Mitchell, Andrea (February 20, 2021). “ Trump angry after House briefed on 2020 Russia election meddling on his behalf”.
^ Woodruff Swan, Betsy ; Bertrand, Natasha ; Lippmann, Daniel (May 8, 2021). “Top career intelligence official departs ODI”.
Trump fires intelligence community inspector general who defied him on Ukraine”. “Cable news Trump supporter Carl Hippie joins administration”.
Trump appointee resigns as public face of agency that runs AmeriCorps after File review of racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments on the radio”. ^ “The full text of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation letter to President Trump ".
^ “Read EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation letter”. ^ “Senate confirms acting EPA chief for permanent role”.
“Federal ethics chief blasts Trump's plan to break from businesses, calling it 'inadequate “. ^ OGE Director Walter Shrub asks Trump to do more to resolve conflicts of interest.
“U.S. Ethics Chief Was Behind Those Tweets About Trump, Records Show”. ^ “Official U.S. Ethics Office Got Snarky With Donald Trump on Twitter”.
^ “Office of Government Ethics, Memorandum to Chief of Staff to the President, Agency Heads, Designated Agency Ethics Officials, Inspectors General, and Appointees from Walter M. Shrub, Jr., Director, “Data Call for Certain Waivers and Authorizations” (PDF). United States Office of Government Ethics.
^ “Ethics Office Director Walter Shrub Resigns, Saying Rules Need To Be Tougher”. ^ “US government ethics chief resigns after clashes with Trump administration”.
“Linda McMahon To Quit Small Business Administration, Join Pro- Trump Super PAC”. “FEC losing quorum again after Caroline Hunter resigns”.
^ “Postmaster general who was target of Trump's ire announces retirement”. ^ “USPS board set to lose quorum as deputy postmaster general resigns”.
^ “Said administrator makes long-planned departure as coronavirus crisis rages”. ^ Handler, Jennifer; Atwood, Kylie (November 7, 2021).
“Days before landmark launch, NASA's head of human spaceflight quits due to 'mistake “. ^ Shelter, Brian ; Jim Acosta (June 15, 2021).
' Wednesday night massacre' as Trump appointee takes over at global media agency”. Trump removes board chairman and calls for firing of Tennessee Valley Authority CEO over use of foreign workers”.