Trump social media director confirms plan to stay at White House

Trump social media director confirms plan to stay at White House
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White House social media director Dan Scavino announced Saturday he will continue to work in the White House following a shakeup of the communications staff.

“I plan on continuing to serve and report directly to President @realDonaldTrump at the @WhiteHouse, as I've done since 1/20/2017,” Scavino tweeted.


President Trump on Friday appointed Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci to serve as the new White House communications director.

Scaramucci had indicated that Scavino would likely stay on in his social media role.

Trump's appointment of Scaramucci saw the immediate resignation of press secretary Sean Spicer, who had been filling in for the communications director post since Mike Dubke resigned in May

Spicer announced Friday he would step down, paving the way for deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to become his replacement.

The outgoing press secretary said that it was an "honor" serving Trump and told Fox News on Friday night that he had "no regrets" leaving the administration

Despite the reported disagreement with Spicer regarding Scaramucci, Trump praised the former press secretary in a tweet on Friday, saying he has a bright future ahead of him.