As we all know about the recent attack in Capitol. And now, each staff of Donal Trump’s is quitting their post after the attack. Yes also, Trump’s ex-CHief of Staff quits his post following the US capitol attack. Mick Mulvaney, ex or former chief of staff in Donald Trump’s Whitehouse clarifies his resignation. On Thursday, he officiated his quit from his diplomatic post, in a way to protest the violence at Capitol.
“I can’t stay here, not after yesterday. You cant look at that yesterday and think I want to be a part of that in any way, shape or form” claims Mulvaney.
He also adds to his resignation piece that “Those who choose to stay, and I have talked with some of them, are choosing to stay because they are worried the president might put someone worse in”.
Who are the officials that have given their resignation?
Well, not only Donald Trump’s ex-Chief of staff but also many more officials have decided to resign from their post. Exactly after the violence at Capitol, with no acknowledgment from Donald Trump, the deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger had resigned. Followed by the former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham. On the other hand, Grisham is currently working with First Lady Melania Trump, as her spokeswoman. Subsequently, Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, was stopped to enter the White House.
And recently, Mulvaney’s resignation makes the headlines. Moreover, he had touted from Chief of Staff to Special envoy for Northern Iceland. Mulvaney’s resignation was informed to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Having said that, officials speculate that more Senior Trump administration staff will be leaving, if the violence continues. In the meantime, Joe Biden as promised will be taking over the presidency from January 20th, 2021 onwards.
What is the violence at Capitol about?
On Wednesday, the protest by Trump supporters at the security of Congress has created a lot of distress and violence. More than fifty Trump supporters broke into the Capitol and roamed the halls looking for lawmakers. They were forced to stop their discussions and evacuate to a safe spot. The mob claim that the election was unfair and Trump’s loss is due to voter fraud. On the other hand, there is no counter-statement from Donald Trump concerning his supporters’ violence. Furthermore, Joe Biden blames Trump for the chaotic violence at Capitol.
During the violence, over four people of Trump supporters have lost their lives at Capitol.