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Politics Press aide who mocked McCain is out at the White House

01:46  06 june  2018
01:46  06 june  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Aide who mocked McCain no longer at White House: report

  Aide who mocked McCain no longer at White House: report Kelly Sadler, the White House communications aide who mocked Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) brain cancer, is reportedly no longer working at the White House. Three unnamed sources told CNN that Sadler is no longer working in the Trump administration.The White House faced major backlash after Sadler's comments, which were Three unnamed sources told CNN that Sadler is no longer working in the Trump administration.

Kelly Sadler, the White House communications aide who made an imprudent comment about Republican Sen. John McCain 's health, was quietly let go Tuesday nearly a month after making the insensitive remark.

Kelly Sadler, the White House communications aide who made a imprudent comment about Republican Sen. John McCain ’s health last month, no longer works in the administration, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. In the aftermath of the comment — in which Sadler

Kelly Sadler, the White House communications aide who made a imprudent comment about Republican Sen. John McCain's health last month, no longer works in the administration, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

In the aftermath of the comment -- in which Sadler told a meeting that McCain's opposition to CIA director nominee Gina Haspel didn't matter because he's "dying" -- the White House refused to condemn her remark. She remained on the staff for nearly a month before departing.

Kellyanne Conway suggests press aide who mocked McCain could find another job in administration

  Kellyanne Conway suggests press aide who mocked McCain could find another job in administration White House counselor Kellyanne Conway left open the possibility that the press aide who mocked Sen. John McCain could potentially find another job in the Trump administration. "Kelly Sadler has been told that there are administration jobs that fit with her skill set and her experience and that the rest is really her choice, what she would like to do next," Conway said in an interview Wednesday with CNN's "New Day."Sadler, a White House communications aide, was quietly let go Tuesday, nearly a month after she made an imprudent comment about the Arizona Republican's health during a staff meeting.

Kelly Sadler, the White House communications aide who made a imprudent comment about Republican Sen. But afterward, Ms. McCain publicly questioned why Sadler still had a job at the White House . Sadler's comment spurred an intensive effort inside the West Wing to seek out leakers.

Kelly Sadler, the White House communications aide who made a imprudent comment about Republican Sen. John McCain 's health last month White House officials bemoaned an environment where presidential aides could not speak their minds in meetings without fearing their remarks could

Sadler was a special assistant to the President, responsible for compiling and distributing talking points to administration allies.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

In this March 22, 2018 photo, special assistant to President Donald Trump, Kelly Sadler attends a forum at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The White House is refusing to condemn a staffer who said during a closed-door meeting that Arizona Sen. John McCain's opinion © The Associated Press In this March 22, 2018 photo, special assistant to President Donald Trump, Kelly Sadler attends a forum at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The White House is refusing to condemn a staffer who said during a closed-door meeting that Arizona Sen. John McCain's opinion "doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The White House’s John McCain death joke controversy, explained .
“He’s dying anyway,” White House communications aide Kelly Sadler joked in a meeting. The comment leaked, and the Trump administration never apologized. Now, Sadler’s out.The saga began on May 10 when the Hill reported that Sadler, in an internal meeting, made derisive comments about the Arizona lawmaker after he urged the Senate to reject Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee for CIA director.

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