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Trump Communications Shake-Up May Start With New Role for Spicer

  • Shift could produce new tumult for White House beset by probes
  • New spokesman may be hired, though discussions aren’t final
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White House Said to Consider Hiring New Press Secretary

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President Donald Trump is making preparations to shake up his communications team at a moment when a disciplined public message is paramount, adding to the tumult surrounding the investigations of his White House.

Trump’s most visible spokesman, Press Secretary Sean Spicer, may move into a more senior role focused on strategy that will take him away from the briefing room podium -- and Trump may hire a new press secretary, two people familiar with the discussions said.