A timeline of all the departures so far…
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(Please don’t mind the mess, I’m currently in the middle of a huge update project.)
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Sally Yates January 10, 2015 - January 30, 2017), former Deputy Attorney General and Acting Attorney General was fired by President Trump for announcing that Justice Department lawyers would not defend Mr. Trump’s executive order closing the nation’s borders to refugees and people from predominantly Muslim countries against legal challenges.
Michael T. Flynn (January 10, 2015 -February 13th, 2017), former National security adviser, was asked for his resignation for lying to the Vice President on
Katie Walsh (January 20, 2017 - March 3rd, 2017), former Deputy chief of staff left to work for an outside political group called America First Policies
Preet Bharara (August 13, 2009 – March 11, 2017), former federal prosecutor was fired for not submitting a letter of resignation after the Trump Administration demanded that all Obama holdovers resign from the Justice Department. He now joins Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Team.
James Comey (September 4, 2013 – May 9, 2017), former FBI Director was fired by the President on the recommendation of Jeff Sessions. In a letter dated Tuesday to Comey, Trump concurred “with the judgment of the Department of Justice that [Comey is not] able to effectively lead the bureau.”
K.T. McFarland (January 20th, 2017 – May 19, 2017), former Deputy national security adviser ’s departure had been seen as likely since the forced resignation of Michael T. Flynn, she has been nominated to become the ambassador to Singapore. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/09/us/politics/mcfarland-deputy-national-security-adviser-expected-to-leave-post.html?mcubz=1
Michael Dubke (March 6, 2017 – June 2, 2017), former White House communications director resigns “The reasons for my departure are personal,” http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40090865?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_breaking&ns_source=twitter&ns_linkname=news_central
Tera Dahl (April 10, 2017 - July 6 2017), former Deputy Chief of Staff for the National Security Council left to seek a new position outside the White House
Rich Higgins (January 20 2017 - July 21, 2017), former Pentagon official who served in the NSC’s strategic-planning office as a director for strategic planning, was let go after after writing and circulating a controversial memo within the National Security Council.
Sean Spicer (January 20, 2017 – July 21, 2017), Former Press secretary, communications director and Melissa McCarthy look-a-like resigned, telling the President that he disagreed with Mr. Trump’s hiring of Scaramucci as communications director.
Michael C. Short (January 20th 2017 - July 25th 2017), Former Assistant Press Secretary who had been close to Mr. Spicer, resigned just hours after The Mooch (Scaramucci) had been quoted in a news report he would be fired.
Derek Harvey (ousted JULY 27, 2017), former Middle East adviser, N.S.C., no explanation was given for his departure.
Reince Priebus (January 20, 2017 - July 31, 2017), former White House Chief of Staff was ousted after Mr. Trump told Mr. Priebus he wanted to make a change and offered the job to Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly.
Anthony Scaramucci aka The Mooch (July 21, 2017 – July 31, 2017), former Communications director, was fired by newly appointed White House Chief of Staff John Kelly days after a vulgarity-laced telephone call with a New Yorker reporter was made public. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/31/us/politics/trump-white-house-obamacare-health.html
Ezra Cohen-Watnick (January 20th 2017 - August 18, 2017), former Senior director for intelligence on the National Security Council who was appointed by Micheal Flynn was forced out by National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, who succeeded Mr. Flynn.
Steve Bannon (January 20, 2017 - August 18, 2017), former Chief strategist to the President, a right-wing nationalist who has clashed with other senior White House advisers and members of Mr. Trump’s family was removed for office by the President, but a person close to Mr. Bannon said that he had submitted his resignation to the president on Aug. 7.
Sebastian Gorka (January 20, 2017 - August 25 2017), former Deputy Assistant to the President was forced out according to Two administration with one a conservative website reporting that he had resigned.
Keith Schiller (January 20th 2017 Resigning in September 2017), former Director of Oval Office Operations is resigning for financial reasons, citing that his annual salary capped at $165,000 was too low.