White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Reid's dismissal at Friday's press briefing, USA Today reported.
“We left on very good terms and wish her the very best and certainly hope for great things for her in the future," said Sanders, who did not provide specifics. “However, it’s not uncommon you might have a transition of staff when a new administration comes in. It’s nothing more than that.”
There have been just nine chief ushers since the beginning of the 20th century, the Washington Post reported.
“Knowing Angella, I doubt seriously that she would have done something herself to cause this,” Rochon told the Washington Post. “She worked for years in top management in hotels. She knows about hospitality. She is definitely professional but you’re not going to please everybody.”