“I Can’t Stay”: Trump’s Ex-Chief Of Staff Stops After US Capitol Attack
” You can’t look at that the other day and believe I desire to be a part of that in any way,” he said. (File)
Mick Mulvaney, a former chief of staff in Donald Trump’s White Home, revealed Thursday he has actually quit his diplomatic post to oppose mob violence by the president’s supporters at the Capitol.
” I can’t remain here, not after yesterday. You can’t look at that yesterday and think I want to be a part of that in any way, shape or type,” Mulvaney told CNBC television.
Mulvaney, who had actually been moved from chief of staff to unique envoy for Northern Ireland, stated he told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo he was resigning.
” I can’t do it. I can’t stay,” he informed CNBC, suggesting that other White House personnel were considering the exits.
” Those who choose to stay, and I have talked with some of them, are selecting to stay since they’re stressed the president might put someone worse in,” he stated.
On Wednesday, thousands of Trump supporters left a rally with the president, then stormed into Congress, momentarily halting proceedings to certify Democrat Joe Biden as the winner of the November governmental election.
Instantly after the violence, which Trump has actually still stopped working to condemn, deputy nationwide security advisor Matt Pottinger resigned.
Another departure was Stephanie Grisham, a former White House press secretary now working as spokeswoman for First Woman Melania Trump.
US media reported that Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, had been blocked from going into the White Home– obviously in retaliation for Pence’s decision to disregard Trump’s demand that he obstruct the accreditation of Biden.
The outrage throughout Washington at the day’s occasions fed growing speculation that more senior Trump administration figures might be leaving.
Biden will take control of the presidency when he is sworn in on January 20.
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