After the eleciton, McEntee remained close to the president in the White House as his body man.
News of McEntee's firing - which occurred on Monday - broke on Tuesday morning.
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But over time, many lawmakers grew to appreciate Tillerson as a relatively steady hand in the chaotic Trump administration. Goldstein says Tillerson will miss his colleagues at the State Department and the foreign ministers he worked with.
Mr. McEntee was removed from the White House grounds on Monday afternoon without being allowed to collect his belongings, a White House official said.
While it's unclear why McEntee was sacked, the Journal reported that there may have been something in McEntee's background check. He indicated to colleagues that it was an issue in his background. According to CNN, McEntee is now under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for financial crimes, which are reportedly unrelated to Trump. He nominated CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take over the role. Others that were part of the group were now-former White House communications director Hope Hicks and social media director Dan Scavino. McEntee joined the president's small team three years ago during the earliest days of the campaign.
McEntee was one of few aides who did not have their access to the President limited when John Kelly became the chief of staff last fall. He made sure Trump was prepared when he met with people, delivered messages to the president in the residence portion of the White House.
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They won't be completely without him.
According to the Wall Street Journal, two administration officials confirmed McEntee was canned, however, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to comment.
Trump reelection campaign manager Brad Parscale announced McEntee's hire alongside that of Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign spokesperson in 2016 who will join the 2020 campaign as a senior adviser. "We need the help of proven leaders such as Katrina and John to promote the President's growing portfolio of achievements across the country".
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Behar responded: "It's one thing to talk to Jesus". "When you talk to God, it's prayer. First of all, Joy Behar apologized to Vice President Pence directly.
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