Block said that Rogers wanted to make cartoons every day about Trump, and among the issues that led to his firing was a lack of a diversity of subjects.
"If you look through my work, you will see that many cartoons had nothing to do with Trump," he said in an email. Cartoonists are not illustrators for a publisher’s politics,” he wrote in the article. He also said he would continue to work on his cartoons “every day of this presidency. He’s playing it for everything that it’s worth and I think that’s a mistake.