Eight days after the inauguration, President Donald Trump stood in the Oval Office, inside his new home. He was flanked by Vice President Mike Pence, as well as Reince Priebus, Michael Flynn, Sean Spicer, and Steve Bannon. Less than seven months later, on the heels of Trump firing Bannon after a wave of public backlash for his Charlottesville remarks, Pence is the last man standing.
And that point has been made clear in a photo taken January 28 that reveals the incredible turnover of the White House staff.
The picture illustrates how the Oval Office turned into Trump’s own version of The Apprentice.
And if this was a reality show – instead of the highest office of the US government – then Michael Flynn would come in dead last.
The national security adviser served less than a month on the job when he resigned on February 13.
It would be one of the first scandals to hit the Trump administration as it was revealed Flynn had called Russian ambassador Ambassador Sergey Kislyak regarding American sanctions just weeks before Trump’s inauguration.