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Feb 14, 2017, 8:45am EST
  • December 14, 2020

    Attorney General Bill Barr contradicted Trump on voter fraud. Now he’s resigning.

    He will depart December 23.

  • November 9, 2020

    Mark Esper is out as defense secretary, months after defying Trump

    The Pentagon boss’s ouster was a long time coming.

  • July 28, 2019

    Trump says Daniel Coats, America’s top spy, will step down

    Daniel Coats said what’s happening in the world. In the Trump era, that’s an act of defiance.

  • July 12, 2019

    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning

    He has been heavily criticized for his handling of the case of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

  • April 29, 2019

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits his resignation

    The man who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller is departing now that the investigation has wrapped up.

  • April 8, 2019

    Secret Service director is the latest casualty in DHS shake-up

    Randolph Alles is out a day after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen abruptly resigned.

  • April 8, 2019

    Trump’s possibly illegal designation of a new acting homeland security secretary, explained

    An apparent legal blunder.

  • April 7, 2019

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation, explained

    Nielsen was the most aggressive DHS secretary in history. It wasn’t enough for Trump.

  • March 6, 2019

    Scott Gottlieb was the most aggressive anti-tobacco FDA leader in years. Now he’s leaving.

    These are the top three anti-smoking and vaping policies now at risk with Gottlieb’s resignation.

  • December 10, 2018

    Trump is having a tough time finding his next chief of staff

    With John Kelly’s exit and Nick Ayers out, there’s no obvious candidate for the job.

  • December 10, 2018

    Good riddance to John Kelly

    He’s been the chief of staff America didn’t need.

  • December 8, 2018

    There is always a Trump tweet, chiefs of staff edition

    Back in 2012, Donald Trump thought going through top staff too quickly kept a president from passing his agenda.

  • December 8, 2018

    John Kelly is out as White House chief of staff, Trump announces

    The long-awaited White House shake-up is here.

  • November 13, 2018

    Melania Trump publicly demanded a top NSC aide’s firing — and reportedly got it

    Mira Ricardel’s firing, explained.

  • October 9, 2018

    Here’s who might replace Haley as UN ambassador

    A few candidates have jumped to the top of the list for the high-profile ambassadorship.

  • October 9, 2018

    The paradox of Nikki Haley

    "She’s been as close to a traditional Republican UN ambassador as you can have in a very untraditional Republican administration."

  • October 9, 2018

    How Nikki Haley played the White House game — and won

    What her shockingly friendly resignation tells us about American politics today.

  • October 9, 2018

    Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the United Nations, has resigned

    This was very unexpected.

  • August 31, 2018

    The tensions around Don McGahn’s exit and the Mueller investigation, explained

    What did the White House counsel tell the special counsel?

  • August 29, 2018

    Trump: White House counsel Don McGahn will leave after Kavanaugh’s confirmation

    Trump tweeted about McGahn’s departure on Wednesday.

  • July 14, 2018

    Jennifer Arangio, National Security Council official, joins the very long list of White House departures

    A guide to the resignations, ousters, and firings of the Trump administration.

  • July 6, 2018

    Scott Pruitt, Trump’s scandal-plagued EPA chief, has resigned

    The resignation came in an especially damning week of revelations about his improprieties.

  • April 12, 2018

    John Kelly’s diminished standing in the Trump administration, in one photo

    Caught facepalming in an officially released photograph.

  • April 8, 2018

    Trump says Scott Pruitt is doing a “great job” as EPA chief

    Despite the scandals.

  • April 6, 2018

    The Scott Pruitt for attorney general rumor Trump just angrily tweeted about, explained

    Does Trump really want to fire Jeff Sessions and replace him with his scandal-plagued EPA chief? Opinions differ.