White House communications director Bill Shine resigns

WASHINGTON, White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine resigned his office and will take a new role on US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, it was announced Friday.

The White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Shine “offered his resignation to the president yesterday evening, and the president accepted.” “Bill continues to support President Trump and his agenda and will serve as Senior Advisor to the 2020 re-election campaign,” she said.

“Serving President Trump and this country has been the most rewarding experience of my entire life,” Shine said in a statement. “To be a small part of all this president has done for the American people has truly been an honor. I’m looking forward to working on President Trump’s reelection campaign and spending more time with my family.” In a statement, Trump said, “Bill Shine has done an outstanding job working for me and the Administration. We will miss him in the White House, but look forward to working together on the 2020 Presidential Campaign, where he will be totally involved. Thank you to Bill and his wonderful family!” Shine, a former co-president of Fox News, joined the White House in June of 2018. Earlier this week, the Trump campaign announced it was beefing up its communication team with more hires.

Source: Kuwait News Agency