Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired on Twitter by President Trump after a 14-month tenure. USA TODAY
Here are the notable firings and resignations of the Trump administration, starting with the most recent departure:
The deputy director of the FBI was set to retire in just a matter of days when Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided to fire him.
After months of friction, the secretary of State was bumped from his position. According to a statement from the State Department, Tillerson had not spoken to the president and was not aware of the reason for his dismissal.
President Trumps personal assistant was abruptly fired over what was described as security reasons.
The head of the National Economic Council plans to resign from the administration, amid a fierce internal debate over proposed tariffs on foreign-made steel and aluminum.
The White House communications director announced her resignation and that she would be leaving in the coming weeks or months. She took on her role in August and has been one of Trumps longest-serving aides.
While many are taking part in March Madness office pools, over in the White House, staffers are reportedly filling out brackets of their own, betting on who will be fired next. Buzz60
The White House deputy communications director, plans to leave the Trump administration in the coming months. Raffel joined the White House last year to work with the Office of American Innovation.
Porters resignation as the White House staff secretary came after domestic abuse allegations against him were made public.
Newman, who rose to notoriety when she was on The Apprentice with Trump, was left her job in the White Houses Office of Public Liaison. She later denied that she had been fired or escorted from White House grounds, though the Secret Service did say it terminated her access.
Trumps deputy national security adviser, who was a driving force behind the presidents Middle East policy, announced her plans to depart the administration in 2018, the White House announced in December.
The Health and Human Services secretary resigned after revelations that he had racked up around $400,000 in private flights while traveling on official business.
When the controversial counterterrorism adviser stepped down, he said Trumps populist campaign agenda had been hijacked by establishment figures.
The chief strategist, who had a turbulent time at the White House, left his post after pressure to remove him from his post following violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va. For his part, Bannon said he resigned two weeks prior.
The controversial communications director stepped down after 11 days on the job, the same day John Kelly took over as chief of staff.
In his six-month tenure, marked by staff infighting and political reversals, the chief of staff was often a target of Trump loyalists who said he had failed to help the president win congressional legislation.
The senior assistant press secretary, brought on by Priebus, resigned after Scaramucci said he was going to fire him for allegedly leaking to the press.
The press secretarys tumultuous tenure, marked by standoffs with the press, culminated in his resignation when Trump went against his advice to hire Scaramucci as his new communications director.
The director of the Office of Government Ethics clashed repeatedly with the president before announcing his resignation.
Trumps first communications director did not work on the Trump campaign and did not know Trump before his hire. He handed in his resignation after three months on the job.
The White House initially said the FBI directors firing was based on the Justice Departments recommendation, over his handling of the Clinton email probe. Since then, Trump has said he had considered firing Comey even without that recommendation and has said the Russia investigation was on his mind when he made the decision.
The chief usher was fired for unclear reasons; it is unusual for a chief usher to be dismissed and they typically hold their positions for several years and over a number of administrations.
The national security adviser was mired in controversy after news reports surfaced that he had misled officials, including Vice President Pence, about his communications with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. He resigned shortly afterward.
The acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, was dismissed after she refused to defend the first iteration of Trumps travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.