US Capitol siege: Four more Trump national security aides resign

Washington - Several of Trump's top national security aides are considering resigning in the wake of his response to a day of chaos,



By Reuters

Published: Fri 8 Jan 2021, 8:05 AM

Last updated: Fri 8 Jan 2021, 8:08 AM

Four more senior advisers in the White House National Security Council have resigned following the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, according to a senior administration official and a person familiar with the matter.

The sources told Reuters that the officials who stepped down on Thursday, in a growing exodus of Trump aides, were: Erin Walsh, senior director for African affairs; Mark Vandroff, senior director for defence policy; Anthony Rugierro, senior director for weapons of mass destruction; and Rob Greenway, senior director for Middle Eastern and North African affairs.

Supporters Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington on January 6, 2021. Reuters
Supporters Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington on January 6, 2021. Reuters

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