A USA ambassador resigned because he doesn't want to work for Trump

Elias Hubbard
January 13, 2018

In Feeley's letter, he said he could no longer faithfully serve the president.

But in fact, Feeley's resignation was first reported on Thursday afternoon, before Trump's alleged comments were publicized. My instructors made clear that if I believed I could not do that, I would be honor bound to resign. "That time has come", Feeley wrote in his letter dated January 11, Reuters reported.

"Ambassador Feeley informed leadership of his decision on December 27, 2017", the State Department said.

Goldstein told reporters that he was aware of Feeley's planned departure in advance, even before Trump's alleged use of the term.

The remarks, made in a meeting with Democratic and Republican lawmakers on the issue of immigration, has been roundly condemned by both parties.

The announcement comes while President Trump is facing accusations of racism (again) after he allegedly referred to nations in Central America, the Caribbean, and Africa as "sh*thole countries".

Trump has since denied that such language was used.

"Everyone has a line that they will not cross", Goldstein said. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. The massive cutbacks to the department have reportedly led to low morale and an exodus of career employees who are not being replaced. Before assuming his current position, Feeley served as principal deputy assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere affairs from 2012 to 2015.

"It is the cultural heritage of machismo, which is a bad thing in many ways", Feeley said.

While it's been reported that Feeley had already made a decision to resign prior to Trump's "sh*thole" comments, the underlying sentiment remains the same.

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