In his official post, Epshteyn was responsible for overseeing the appearances of White House officials on television. A recent report in Politico noted that Epshteyn had rankled television producers and had irritated other guests in green rooms.
Earlier this year, complaints also arose that Epshteyn’s presence and meetings with congressional communications aides were of limited value.
Epshteyn also served as a spokesman for the Presidential Inaugural Committee and had befriended Trump’s son Eric at Georgetown University.
Epshteyn did not respond to requests for comment.