Fox’s Karl Rove Says Bill Shine’s Shock WH Exit is Good News For Trump Campaign: He’s a ‘First-Rate Communicator’


Former Bush White House official and Fox News contributor Karl Rove told Dana Perino this afternoon that Bill Shine‘s departure from the White House and transition to the Trump 2020 campaign is good news for the campaign.

The departure of the former Fox News executive from the White House came as a surprise today, but the announcement also said he’s joining the campaign as a senior advisor. The New York Times report on the move says people close to the White House “described the campaign job as a way to save face.”

Rove, however, said it’s good news for the campaign and it shows campaign manager Brad Parscale is serious about wanting to put together a “world-class campaign structure”:

“Last time around the president’s campaign in 2016 was ragged. Successful, but ragged. Ofttimes disorganized and wasn’t really certain who was in charge,” Rove said.

Now the campaign has, he continued, “a first-rate communicator.” Rove praised it as a “smart move” to get “top talent.”

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