May 30, 2017 – More Trouble For Trump As White House Communication Director Mike Dubke Tenders Resignation Letter
Mike Dubke, the Communication Director to U.S. President Donald Trump, has tendered his resignation letter
Dubke, a communications firm owner who was brought into the Trump administration in March, has not set the last day on the job but is leaving on good terms, according to Axios News, which first reported his departure and cited a senior administration official.
Dubke reportedly put in his resignation on May 18 and the president accepted it immediately. Dubke, who served the capacity of communications director for three months, had offered to stay on through Trump’s first trip abroad, an offer the president accepted.
Dubke “has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through the president’s international trip,” White House adviser Kellyanne Conway later told Fox News. Trump’s first overseas trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday.
The Washington Post said that Dubke’s last day on the job has not been determined yet, but cited an unnamed official as saying that it could be Tuesday when he was scheduled to meet with his staff.
Dubke has been working closely with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Trump’s team handling of the press has come under fire during recent scandals.