Reince Priebus

WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health care

The White House is so troubled by the failure of outside groups to promote the health care plan backed by President Donald Trump that a senior aide is being dispatched to rectify the situation.

Katie Walsh, a longtime top lieutenant to chief of staff Reince Priebus, is leaving the administration to join the nonprofit group America First Policies.

It's one of three separate nonprofits stocked with former Trump advisers that say they want to promote the president's agenda. Yet all were noticeably absent during the heated battle over Trump's first legislative agenda item, repealing and replacing the nation's health care law. The proposal was pronounced dead on Friday.