CBS adds former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus as analyst

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

CBS has hired former Donald Trump chief of staff and RNC chairman Reince Priebus as a political analyst.

  • Priebus made his first appearance on Jan. 22, 2020’s coverage of his old boss’ impeachment trial.
  • Priebus was one of many short lived White House staffers, staying on payroll approximately six month from January to July 2017.
  • In addition to appearing on CBS, he continues to work for law firm Michael, Best & Freidrich as president and chief strategist.
  • Most people given a “contributor” or “analyst” title receive compensation from the network and typically sign contracts with the network.
  • CBS did not announce terms of Priebus’ deal, which is typically the case.