Melania Trump's chief of staff Stephanie Grisham resigns, reasons unknown

Melania Trump's chief of staff Stephanie Grisham resigns, reasons unknown

- Stephanie Grisham submitted her resignation letter on Wednesday, January 6, however, she did not indicate if her move was occasioned by the mayhem in the US Capitol

- Stephanie had earlier served as the White House communications director

- Melania letter hired her for her East Wing in the same capacity

- White House press aide Sarah Matthews also resigned from her position claiming she was disturbed by the protests in the country

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The outgoing United States first lady Melania Trump's chief of staff, Stephanie Grisham, has resigned after the violent protests in the country.

There was a moment of shame at the House on Wednesday, January 6 after Donald Trump's supporters breached security and stormed the congress in a bid to halt Joe Biden's certification process.

According to CNN, Stephanie submitted her resignation letter on Wednesday, January 6. However, she did not indicate if her move was occasioned by the mayhem in the US Capitol.

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Former Melania Trump's chief of staff Stephanie Grisham. Photo: Getty Images.

Former Melania Trump's chief of staff Stephanie Grisham. Photo: Getty Images.
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Stephanie had earlier served as the White House communications director. Melania letter hired her for her East Wing in the same capacity. She, in turn, became the first lady's most prominent staffer and played a pivotal role in her mission to help children.

Subsequently, White House press aide Sarah Matthews also resigned from her position, claiming that she was disturbed by the protests in the first world country.

In her resignation letter, Sarah condemned the violence and championed a peaceful transfer of power. Apart from Stephanie and Sarah, White House social secretary Anna Cristina Niceta also stepped down.

Capitol chaos

As earlier reported, the US Capitol police officers were forced to draw their guns in the chaotic scenes as protesters wanted to delay the peaceful transfer of power.

Donald Trump's supporters stormed the US congress on Wednesday, January 6, in protest over Joe Biden's win. Photo: Getty Images.

Donald Trump's supporters stormed the US congress on Wednesday, January 6, in protest over Joe Biden's win. Photo: Getty Images.
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The protesters entered the House of Chamber while Congress was confirming Electoral College votes for the 2020 presidential election where Democrat Biden trounced Trump by 306 to 232 votes.

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The mayhem forced lawmakers who were forced to shield themselves from danger to temporarily stop the day's business under the protection of the police force. As reported by CNN, the charged tussle has since led to the death of four people including one woman who was shot inside the Capitol grounds.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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