First female White House usher no longer in post

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'We are very grateful for her service and wish her the very best, ' an official told the Washington Post.

"Construction, maintenance, remodeling, food, as well as the administrative, fiscal and personnel functions" fall under the role's responsibilities, per the White House Historical Association.

"She is no longer employed at the White House", deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday.

"For the staff, she was a little tough on them because they could be free-wheeling", a former White House official who reportedly maintains contact with current residence staff, said.

Ushers generally serve long terms in the White House, and there have been just nine since 1900.

"If there is a very compelling reason for the dismissal, the White House needs to tell the public" Douglas Brinkley, a presidential historian and professor of history at Rice University told the Post. This is a job that usually survives administrations.

Well, at least she no longer has to worry about Trump trying to turn everything in the residence a lurid gold color.

Rochon, who had been hired by George W. Bush in 2007, served under Obama until 2011, when he left for a position at the Department of Homeland Security. No one interviewed for the Post story could recall an abrupt firing from the White House permanent staff since 1993.

The chief usher coordinates closely with the first family, and helps ensure things run smoothly at the Easter Egg Roll, state dinners and other events.

Reid, who previously worked for the Ritz-Carlton hotel group, joined the White House in 2011 under President Barack Obama. "Otherwise it comes off as cruel".

Officials at the White House have not released any details about Angella Reid's dismissal.

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It is simply nothing more than the transition of staff, she added.

Reid was believed to be only the third usher fired from the job.

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