A photograph taken at Hope Hicks’ send-off party has sparked fresh criticism about a lack of diversity inside the White House.
White House social media director Dan Scavino shared this snap from the party to Twitter:
— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸 (@Scavino45) April 4, 2018
“On behalf of everyone at the White House, THANK YOU!” Scavino wrote. “We love you!!”
Many people on Twitter were quick to point out that the staffers featured in the picture were overwhelmingly white.
Now That’s a real diverse group.
— steve ingalsbe (@SteveIngalsbe) April 4, 2018
Qwhite interesting group of trumpsters...
— Fanfan 🏴☠️ (@fasonasise) April 4, 2018
The Donald Trump Administration: Putting the "White" Back in the White House Since 2017.
— Itsme (@trulyme9) April 4, 2018
The White House caught similar heat last week over a photograph of its latest batch of interns, showing the vast majority are white.
The White House intern photo is like a Where’s Waldo for a non-white person—in a country that is about 40% non-white. pic.twitter.com/UiBLewAurE
— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) March 31, 2018
As it did for the same issue in summer 2017:
— Qasim Rashid for Congress (@QasimRashid) July 25, 2017
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.