UPDATE: Ex-Fox News Boss Bill Shine Accepts Top White House Job
Update: According to CNN, Bill Shine has accepted a top White House job as Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of communications rather than the White House Comms Director as reported earlier.
Former co-President of Fox News, Bill Shine is in final talks to become the next White House Communications Director.
Bill Shine served as co-President of Fox News after Roger Ailes was ousted over allegations of sexual harassment; Ailes passed away in 2017.
Shine was also subsequently ousted from Fox, however; he maintains he handled the sexual harassment allegations against Ailes properly.
Hope Hicks served as the last Comms Director; Hicks resigned at the end of February.
Fox News Chief White House Correspondent, John Roberts reported: SCOOP: Former @FoxNews co-president Bill Shine is in final talks with @realDonaldTrump about becoming @WhiteHouse Communications Director. Announcement could be soon.
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) June 27, 2018
No final decision on Bill Shine has been made at the time of this publication.
This story is developing…