Tag: resigns

State Department watchdog resigns after predecessor’s ouster

August 6, 2020
The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress. Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s top aides to answer questions about the shakeup in the watchdog’s office.

Another Inspector General Resigns Amid Questions About Pompeo

August 5, 2020
WASHINGTON — The State Department’s acting watchdog has resigned from his post less than three months after replacing the previous inspector general, whom President Trump fired in May, the department said on Wednesday.The departure of Stephen J. Akard came as Congress continued to investigate the firing of his predecessor, Steve A. Linick, who was pursuing inquiries

Tucker Carlson’s Top Writer Resigns After Getting Busted Posting Racist And Sexist Remarks

July 11, 2020
The top writer for Fox News’s Tucker Carlson has resigned after he was caught secretly posting racist and sexist remarks online. CNN reported: The top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has for years been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist, and