White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Joe Hagin walks to the White House as he arrives on the South Lawn, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Washington. He is the rare Trump staffer to be near-universally respected across the political spectrum.
White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Joe Hagin walks to the White House as he arrives on the South Lawn, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Washington. He is the rare Trump staffer to be near-universally respected across the political spectrum. Alex Brandon AP
White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Joe Hagin walks to the White House as he arrives on the South Lawn, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Washington. He is the rare Trump staffer to be near-universally respected across the political spectrum. Alex Brandon AP

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