17 Facts About Keith Schiller


Keith Schiller was born on c 1959 and is an American former law enforcement official and security consultant who served as Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump and Director of Oval Office Operations.


Keith Schiller joined the United States Navy after graduating from high school.


Keith Schiller served primarily at the Little Creek base in Norfolk, Virginia, and spent time as a boarding team leader on the USS Plymouth Rock, a landing ship for amphibious vehicles.


In 1992, Keith Schiller was hired by the New York City Police Department.


Keith Schiller graduated from the New York City Police Academy, and served as a patrol officer in northern Manhattan, at that time the epicenter of the cocaine trade.


Keith Schiller regularly handled wiretaps, search warrants and large-scale seizures of drugs.


In 1999, Keith Schiller saw Marla Maples, Donald Trump's then-wife, at the Manhattan District Attorney's office, accompanied by a bodyguard, whom Keith Schiller judged as not being particularly imposing.


Keith Schiller remained a part-time bodyguard until he retired from the NYPD in 2002.


Keith Schiller made headlines in 2015 when he hit a protester outside Trump Tower.


Keith Schiller was appointed Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Oval Office Operations after Trump assumed the office of the president in January 2017.


Keith Schiller was selected by Trump to personally deliver to FBI headquarters the letter telling FBI director James Comey that he was being dismissed "effective immediately"; Comey was not present at the time, learning of his firing from television reports while in Los Angeles.


On September 1,2017, it was reported by CNN that Keith Schiller intended to leave his White House position in late September or early October due to financial considerations.


Three people close to Keith Schiller, speaking on background, confirmed reports of his impending departure to The New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman.


Keith Schiller refused to comment on the accuracy of the report, in keeping with his policy of declining interviews with journalists.


On November 1,2017, Keith Schiller was named as one of several high-profile witnesses to be privately interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee as part of its Russia investigations.


Keith Schiller testified that a Russian offered to send five women to Trump's hotel room during their 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant but he rejected the offer.


When Keith Schiller left the White House in October 2017, his security company, KS Global Group LLC, was hired by the Republican National Committee to provide security consultation relating to the committee's 2020 convention.