“Fire Me Friday” in the White House

President Donald Trump talks with reporters outside the White House before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

The unemployment numbers are a mixed bag and White House deputy chief of staff, de facto communications director, and former Fox News executive Bill Shine has resigned. Shine was a key force behind shutting down much of the press access to the White House, including the daily press briefing. There has not been a White House press briefing since January 28.

The president spoke with the press before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes.

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