Bill Shine resigns White House communications post

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FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2019 file photo, White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine stands in the Rose Garden before President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Fox News executive Bill Shine has resigned as White House communications director and has joined President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign as a senior adviser.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says that Trump accepted Shine’s resignation Thursday evening. The resignation is effective Friday.

Trump says in a statement released by the White House that Shine “has done an outstanding job working for me and the administration.” Trump says he looks forward to working with Shine on the campaign.

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