Tag: abruptly

Mar 13

Trump aide abruptly fired – then hired by Trump’s 2020 team

The removal came after reports that the longtime aide John McEntee had trouble gaining necessary security clearance A longtime personal aide to Donald Trump was abruptly fired and escorted from the White House Monday afternoon, only to be hired immediately by Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign, according to multiple media reports and a campaign statement. Aide …

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Feb 28

Hope Hicks Abruptly Resigns 24 Hours After Testifying About Russia

She was one of Trump's longest-serving advisers. White House Communications Director Hope Hicks is resigning, the New York Times reports. The move comes one day after Hicks was interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee. During that meeting, Hicks reportedly told the intel committee she occasionally tells “white lies” for Donald Trump, but she insisted she’s never told substantial lies about …

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Jan 22

Members abruptly resign from the US National Park Service’s advisory board citing deep ‘concern’

Nine out of 12 members of the U.S. National Park Service’s advisory board abruptly resigned leaving just three members on the bipartisan panel as of Jan. 15. The resignations come after the Department of the Interior announced its plan to open the nation’s coastline to offshore drilling. The letter of resignation, which was signed by …

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Jan 18

Most of the National Park Advisory Board abruptly resigned out of frustration and ‘profound concern’

Nearly the entire National Park Advisory Board resigned en masse this week out sheer frustration with the Trump administration and especially Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The board members  said Zinke hasn’t met with them once. From the Washington Post: Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service abruptly quit Monday …

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Jan 17

Emerging GOP Leader in Virginia Abruptly Quits Republican Party Because of Trump’s Racism

"It has become clear to me that today's Republican Party is dominated by people who harbor deep anti-immigrant sentiments." “I’m totally out.” That's what 28-year-old Republican activist Kyle McDaniel, who served on the party’s state central committee for two years, told the Washington Post after President Donald Trump's leaked remarks calling African nations “sh*thole countries” and questioning …

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Dec 19

Federal judge abruptly retires due to sexual harassment allegations

Serving on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Alex Kozinski announced on Monday that he will immediately retire after at least 15 women accused him of sexual misconduct. Although the federal judge issued a formal apology to his accusers, Kozinski failed to directly address the allegations of groping and improper touching. Appointed by President Ronald …

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