Veteran GOP strategist, Mike Dubke resigned as White House communications director, on Tuesday, Dubke, Fox News confirmed.
Asked about the reports announcing his exit, Dubke told Fox News, “It is true.”
He added: “It was a privilege to serve this President.”
Dubke, said in a message to employees, later acquired by The New York Times that his reason for leaving the post was “personal.”
“The reasons for my departure, but it was a great honour for me to serve as President of Trump and the management,” Dubke wrote. “It is also my distinct joy of working page-to-page, day-to-day with the staff of the communication and press departments. The White house is filled with some of the most beautiful and hardest working men and women in the American government.”
White House Advisor, Kelly Anne Conway also spoke about Dubke departure Tuesday on “Fox & Friends”.
“I know that he worked very hard here but people tend to be in the administrations to rely on their own will,” said Conway. “You will find that the work, the 18-hour-days may not be what is best for you.”
Dubke tendered his resignation on may 18, but he offered, the work was accepted by the President Trump the first trip abroad, and the offer. Dubke term of office is indefinite, and it is unclear if he is then officially the White house, before a successor is named.
“What I want to say is that he has expressed, to leave his request, the White house, and made very clear, he would see, by the President of the international travel and come to work every day and work hard, even through this trip, because it was a lot to do here, back in the White house,” said Conway.
Conway played down reports that Dubke exit points to come to a further significant personnel shakeup.
“There was a story a minute,” she said. “It is easier to cover, as I think learning the intricacies of the health care reform, tax reform, infrastructure, ISIS is on the retreat…In the sense of” personnel shakeups,’ I read things that are simply not true.”
Dubke only took the communications director job in February, help, relieve, White House Press Secretary and Sean Spicer, who originally had the shoulders the double burden of crafting the administration’s message and delivers the message to press briefings.
Fox News’ Serafin Gomez contributed to this report.