A top State Department official is resigning from her post over President Donald Trump's response to the surge of protests against racial injustice and police brutality across the nation, the Washington Post reported Thursday.
Mary Elizabeth Taylor, the assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs, submitted her resignation on Thursday, saying that the president's actions 'cut sharply against my core values and convictions.'
As anti-racism protests grip the nation, the citizens of the District of Columbia have endured a living nightmare under Donald Trump. Police attacked journalists with impunity; Washington, D.C. protesters were labeled as “terrorists” by the president; and unmarked, anonymous militias were unleashed on the people. Hundreds of soldiers from the 82nd Airborne, who serve as a presidential ceremonial unit, were issued bayonets and live ammunition for possible use against protesters in the district....
The two parts of Wisconsin targeted by Trump this week are areas where he needs to run up a big vote advantage in November.
The assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs leaves the administration with some honor.
At the time of Inspector General Steve Linick's firing, he was probing the secretary of state's use of government resources.
Just under 6,200 people attended President Trump's campaign rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday night, the Tulsa Fire Department said.Andrew Little, the public information officer for the city fire
Trump heads to battleground state amid bad polls. Trump travels to Wisconsin Thursday afternoon.
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Mary Elizabeth Taylor, one of the highest-ranking African-American officials in the administration, reportedly said the president’s stance on racial justice was at odds with her core values and convictions.
One of the most senior black Americans in the state department has resigned to protest Donald Trump's response to the recent riots.