White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah resigned on ThursdayIt is the first apparently admission of the president losing a senior employee since the election.
In her resignation letter, Mrs. Farah referred to the administration in past tense, writing that she is “extremely proud of the amazing things we have been able to achieve to make our country stronger, safer and more secure,” according to Washington PostThat reported the departure.
Farah, 31, began her career in the Trump administration as press secretary to Vice President Mike Pence, then held a position at the Defense Department before returning to the White House in April.
Other than the head of communications, the only high-profile official who came close to acknowledging what happened on Election Day was National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, who said at a security conference in mid-November, Joe Biden appeared to be “clearlyI headed towards an election victory and a ‘very professional transition’.
The administration, including the president, remained along a strange line, Suffering defeat after defeat In court and deftly moving toward a transition to the Biden administration while insistently claiming they won, but due to massive voter fraud.
For example, in late November, the president publicly backed the General Services Administration to begin releasing transition funds and other logistical support for the incoming Biden administration, while also claiming, “We will prevail.”
Several Republican officials, inside and outside the administration, also said that they did not find any meaningful voting irregularities that would alter the election result, including Trump’s attorney general. William BarrAs well as state officials in the Republican Party in places like Arizona And the Georgia.