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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump communications director Mike Dubke has resigned


UPDATE 8:07 a.m. EST:  

Mike Dubke confirmed his resignation as White House communications director.

"It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration," Dubke said in a statement, according to USA Today. "It has been my distinct pleasure to work side-by-side, day-by-day with the staff of the communications and press departments."

Dubke's last day as communications director has not been set. President Trump has yet to comment.

ORIGINAL STORY:  Mike Dubke, communications director for President Trump, has resigned, according to multiple news reports.

Dubke resigned on May 18, according to The Washington Post, but agreed to stay on until the end of Trump's foreign trip.

Dubke's resignation comes three months after he was appointed by Trump.

Speculation about Trump's communications staff began immediately.

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