Kayleigh McEnany, a campaign spokeswoman, replaces Stephanie Grisham, who had the job for nine months, and will return to Melania Trump’s staff.
New White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is reportedly considering replacing Stephanie Grisham, who has held the post of press secretary and communications director since last July. Pentagon spokesperson Alyssa Farah or Trump campaign spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany are under consideration to step into the role, Axios reports.
Margaret Sullivan: Given that Stephanie Grisham has never held a briefing since she got the title of White House press secretary last July, is she really a press secretary? Grisham seems unaware — or simply doesn’t care — that she actually works for the American people and is paid with their tax dollars.
Stephanie Grisham is Trump’s communications czar. Only most people wouldn’t know it. She says she hates to be the story. And for the better part of two months, she’s succeeded in not becoming one.
New White House’s new spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham may be most notable for her silence, having sent only a single tweet during her boss’ highly volatile last week. Grisham is evidently fine for now to let others, especially the president, do the talking for her, and she’s formulating a plan that would leave much of her office’s day-to-day decision making and management to deputies.
Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to First Lady Melania Trump, will be the next White House press secretary, replacing Sarah Huckabee Sanders and taking on an elevated role as President Donald Trump’s communications director.