Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary, has announced his resignation. This news comes just one day after Trump's legal team spokesman Mark Corallo handed in his resignation. Shortly after, Marc Kasowitz was replaced by John Dowd as the President's primary attorney.

What caused the sudden resignation?

Spicer was reportedly unhappy with the President's choice of communications director, a role he had been partially filling. The new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, is a New York financier who has butted heads with Spicer as well as White House chief of staff Reince Priebus in the past.

According to sources, Spicer "vehemently" disagreed with the appointment, and, when asked to stay on as press secretary, declined. His Chief Deputy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, will take over the role of press secretary once Spicer officially steps down next month.

The legacy left behind

Many aren't surprised by Spicer's resignation. Lasting only six months and one day, the White House has been a battleground between Spicer and the President since the beginning. The war didn't stop there, of course. The spokesman has been blasted several times by the media for slip-ups, "alternative facts," and his rocky relationship with other White House staff. Among his less than shining moments include the defense of Trump's "covfefe" tweet, his attempt to exaggerate the number of inauguration attendants, and the time he forgot a fairly substantial bit of history when he stated that Hitler never used chemical weapons.

But perhaps the most notable result of Spicer's rocky White House career are the "SNL" skits performed by Melissa McCarthy, which will most likely come to an end once their main character is no longer in the public eye.

Who's next in the continued White House turmoil?

Since January 20th, the White House has seen an unprecedented number of firings and resignations.

The first came just ten days into the Trump presidency when Sally Yates was removed from her position as acting attorney general due to her refusal to urge the Department of Justice to defend Trump’s immigration ban. Then, after 23 days in the role of national security adviser, Michael Flynn resigned. The next to be sacked was FBI director James Comey.

Since then there have been shake-ups left and right as those closest to the President have handed in their resignations. It seems like there is barely enough time to ask "who's next?" before another casualty of Trump's reign heads for the hills.