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White House aide John McEntee fired, under investigation

13 March 2018

Senior administration officals told the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that McEntee was escorted out of the White House on Monday. McEntee was escorted from the White House on Monday after he was sacked over security concerns, two sources familiar with the matter told the Journal.

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump fired longtime personal aide John McEntee, who had been with Trump since the early stages of his 2016 campaign. He indicated to his colleagues it may have been about his background check.

Trump's White House has seen a rash of exits recently.

He discovered "at least 35 officials" who "inappropriately" received top secret clearance.

President Donald Trump's longtime personal aide John McEntee was sacked because he is now under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for serious financial crimes, a source familiar with his firing told CNN.

Both new members of the Trump Campaign will be based in Washington, DC, and will begin their new roles in the coming days.

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President Donald Trump with supporters at a rally.

Trump's campaign hired him soon after he was sacked from his White House job.

Axios's Jonathan Swan touched on how devastating this will be for morale inside the White House.

They won't be completely without him.

As for McEntee, he has not completely left the Trump orbit because he is headed to work for the Trump 2020 campaign.

Minutes after news of his departure broke, the Trump campaign announced McEntee would be joining the reelection effort as a senior adviser for campaign operations. "We need the help of proven leaders such as Katrina and John to promote the president's growing portfolio of achievements across the country".

White House aide John McEntee fired, under investigation