There was a smorgasbord of news to choose from this past weekend; the 45th President's inauguration, the Women's March, the Green Bay Packer's big loss to the Atlanta Falcons for the NFL Conference Championship spot, etc. As a communications professional, the news that captured my attention the most was Sean Spicer's, the new White House Press Secretary, first press briefing on Saturday (January 21, 2017). His adamant allegiance to his boss, the President, trumped him telling the truth to...Read more
Forget about the politics, let's talk about how Spicer's first press event was a bad day for commu
Did Bharara see an abrupt and forced resignation as an injustice?
(This article was originally published March 11, 2017 on LinkedIn and was a featured article by LinkedIn on March 12, 2017)
President Trump firing U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara from the Justice Department was breaking news on Saturday (March 11, 2017). This was after the White House ordered 46 U.S. Attorneys, including Bharara, to resign immediately the day prior. Bharara refused to resign, thus forcing Trump to fire him. This became public after his Tweet,
March 11, 2017 at 1:29 pm - "I did...Read more
Undoubtedly, more people were surprised by Anthony Scaramucci being appointed the White House Communications Director than his firing from the role on July 31st, just 10 days after his appointment. His firing prompted breaking news announcements and special reports by the TV networks. It will probably be a lead story in the next rounds of newspapers.
Scaramucci's short tenure in the West Wing generated a lot of news stories. It all started with his surprise appointment and seemingly...