Mercedes Schlapp, White House Communications aide, said in a tweet that she would be departing the Trump Administration to work on President Trump’s 2020 campaign.
The announcement that, Schlapp the wife of CPAC President Matt Schlapp, would be leaving the White House came from Trump Campaign Manager Brad Parscale.
I’m excited to welcome @mercedesschlapp to the 2020 campaign. She is an effective communicator that will help us with strategy as well as Latino outreach with her bilingual capabilities. We are good friends and it's great to have another die-hard @realDonaldTrump supporter!— Brad Parscale (@parscale) July 1, 2019
Thrilled to be joining the President’s re-election campaign! @realDonaldTrump is the best fighter for the American people we have ever had and he will be re-elected! #MAGA #FourMoreYears https://t.co/bmWepsggPo— Mercedes Schlapp (@mercedesschlapp) July 1, 2019
Her departure from the White House follows that of Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, as the News Blender reported, who left the admin at the end of June.
Schlapp as The Hill notes, First Lady Melania Trump’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham as filled Sander’s role as Press Secretary, it’s unclear if Schlapp’s move to the campaign is a result of the leadership change.
Schlapp joined the admin in 2017.
For a full list of those who have left the Trump Administration @ The New York Times.