Conway Hints That Kelly Sadler Could Get Another Administration Job

Casey Dawson
June 7, 2018

Three sources with knowledge on the matter say Kelly Sadler no longer works as a White House Communications aide.

"Kelly Sadler is no longer employed within the Executive Office of the President", White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said Tuesday.

During an internal meeting last month, White House aide Kelly Sadler dismissed McCain's objection to President Donald Trump's pick for Central Intelligence Agency director by saying it "doesn't matter, he's dying anyway", a source familiar with the meeting told Reuters.

Sadler apologized to the McCain family privately, but McCain's daughter Meghan asked for a public apology.

It is not known if Sadler's comments were the cause of her departure at the White House.

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"The reaction isn't good", said one Republican close to the White House, describing the current mood.

White House officials bemoaned an environment where presidential aides could not speak their minds in meetings without fearing their remarks could appear later in the press. John McCain (R-AZ) being irrelevant because she predicted he would soon succumb to brain cancer.

The White House had been strategizing an exit for Sadler for the last two weeks, a senior administration official said. "I like people who weren't captured".

"I don't think we should continue to validate the leaks that come out by making that the focus of what we're doing", Sanders said, focusing on the issue of leaking rather than Sadler's comment itself.

Sadler, a special assistant to the president, compiled and distributed talking points to administration allies, CNN reported.

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