White House press secretary Sean Spicer could be soon be gone from the podium and would take a new position in the West Wing as he begins the search for his replacement as part of the administration’s efforts to overhaul the White House’s communications operations.
For months, there were speculations that Spicer will be impacted by a West Wing shakeup. Although he is leading the search for his replacement, it remains unclear when the change will take place.
Last week, Spicer and White House chief of staff Reince Priebus reached out to conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham about a possible job as press secretary, according to a White House official.
The two officials also spoke with Daily Mail editor David Martosko about the position of communications director, the official said.
Spicer has served as the White House press secretary since the President Donald Trump assumed office in January.
Spicer is getting decreased time at the press briefing room podium in recent weeks amid speculations that the president is unhappy with his performance.
100% Fed Up reports:
SEAN SPICER IS OFFICIALLY OUT: Spicer will now be a Deputy Chief of Staff for President Trump. He will be more behind-the-scenes now but will possibly come out and be a spokesperson for the administration sometimes. He’s moving into a more elevated role that plays to his strengths.