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

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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.