Trump Officially Welcomes Ex-Fox News Exec To WH Communication Department

Blanche Robertson
July 6, 2018

Meanwhile, women's organization UltraViolet issued a statement, saying "For years, Bill Shine actively covered up Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly's sexual misconduct at Fox News, created and fostered a toxic work environment at the network, and actively retaliated against women who reported their abuse".

Former Fox News co-president Bill Shine has been named White House deputy chief of staff for communications and assistant to the president, the White House announced Thursday.

The Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back author's lawsuit later lead to Ailes' resignation, which rocked the Fox News Network's foundation and won Carlson a $20 million settlement.

Shine was at the White House last Wednesda, and brings over two decades of experience to the role.

As Carlson noted, the appointment comes two years after her own sexual harassment lawsuit.

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Asahara, who founded Aum in 1987, said that the United States would attack Japan and turn it into a nuclear wasteland. The sarin had been released in liquid form on five subway carriages at different points throughout the network.

Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson weighed in Thursday on President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Handler issues July 4 apology to world: "We're sorry about our president" USA pork producers prepare for steep tariffs: "I don't want to be the patriot who dies at the end of the war" ACLU membership grew from 400,000 to 1.84 million after Trump was elected: report MORE's decision to hire Bill Shine, a former executive with the network, saying life "works in mysterious ways".

Trump has been searching for a replacement for Hope Hicks, who resigned as White House communications director in February - shortly after she said to lawmakers that she occasionally told "white lies" on the president's behalf.

Shine has been spotted in the White House since Monday.

The communications arm is now in Supreme Court nominee mode, with White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders saying last week that Raj Shah is taking leave from his role as Principal Deputy Press Secretary to work on the SCOTUS nomination full time.

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