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White House Staffers Head For The Exits, Stoking Fears Of 'Brain Drain'08:06
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks off after a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)MoreCloseclosemore
President Donald Trump waves as he walks off after a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The departures of key White House figures like chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and communications director Hope Hicks have sparked fears of a "brain drain" in the high-level Trump administration. Who's left to shape national policy?

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Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press White House reporter. (@JonLemire)

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Associated Press: Wave Of Exits From West Wing Sparks Talk Of Brain Drain -- "President Donald Trump once presided over a reality show in which a key cast member exited each week. The same thing seems to be happening in his White House."

This segment aired on March 7, 2018.

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