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You're fired! Notable departures from Donald Trump's White House

With US attorney general Jeff Sessions announcing he is standing down at the request of Donald Trump, we take a look at some of the other high-ranking officials who have departed from the White House – either voluntarily or by being sacked by the president.

– November 7: US attorney general Jeff Sessions resigns as the country’s chief law enforcement officer, saying the move came “at Mr Trump’s request”.

– October 9: Mr Trump announces UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s resignation, effective at end of the year.

– August 29: The president announces that White House counsel Don McGahn would leave sometime in the autumn.

– July 5: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt

– June 5: Communications aide Kelly Sadler

– April 12: Deputy national security adviser Ricky Waddell

– April 11: Deputy national security adviser Nadia Schadlow

– April 10: Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert

– March 28: Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin

– March 22: National security adviser HR McMaster

– March 13: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

– March 12: Special assistant and personal aide to the president John McEntee

– March 6: Economic adviser Gary Cohn

– February 28: Communications director Hope Hicks

– February 7: Staff secretary Rob Porter

– December 13, 2017: Communications director for the White House Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman

– December 8, 2017: Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell

– September 29, 2017: Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price

– August 25, 2017: National security aide Sebastian Gorka

– August 18, 2017: Chief strategist Steve Bannon

– July 31, 2017: Communications director Anthony Scaramucci

– July 28, 2017: Chief of staff Reince Priebus

– July 21, 2017: Press secretary Sean Spicer

– May 30, 2017: Communications director Michael Dubke

– May 9, 2017: FBI Director James Comey

– March 30, 2017: Deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh

– February 13, 2017: National security adviser Michael Flynn

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