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note: the definitions to the abbreviations are on the sheet titled "Notes" (R-UP means resigned under pressure)
TOTAL DEPARTURES: 474
when a person leaves, updates are posted to /r/45chaos
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Sorted by "Date Left" as default. For instructions on custom sorting, go to "Notes" sheet.
By Adrienne Cobb
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Updated regularly
Trump Government Departures
Website: www.45chaos.com (under construction)ignore this stuff
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Last NameFirst NameAffiliationPositionDate HiredDate LeftTotal Time (days)Time under Trump (days)Time in MoochesFired/Resigned /Resigned under pressureNotesSource 1Source 2Technical stuff for the website (coming soon)Technical stuff for the website (coming soon)Technical stuff for the website (coming soon)Hired under Trump (Y/N)
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PerryRickEnergySecy of Energy Dept.3/2/201712/1/20191,0051,005100.5RPerry resigned amidst questions about his role in Trump's pressure campaign on Ukraine
https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/466740-perry-to-depart-doe-on-dec-1
https://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/rick-perry-confirmed-energy-secretary-235617
Rick Perry465Y
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WalshDanielWH
Chief operations officer/Deputy Chief of Staff
1/20/201712/1/20191,0461,046104.6Rresigning to take a job in private sector after 28 years in gov't; organized most of Trump's rallies foreign trips
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/white-house-chief-of-operations-daniel-walsh-is-leaving/2019/11/25/e0771db6-0fe7-11ea-a533-90a7becf7713_story.html
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/395892-trump-taps-daniel-walsh-to-replace-top-white-house-aide
DanielWalshunknownY
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MoleyKevinState Dept
Asst Secy of State for Int'l Organization Affairs
3/26/201811/29/201961461461.4R-UPresigned following IG report that he carried out political retribution against career diplomats deemed insufficiently supportive of Trump
https://www.apnews.com/ab6bf25d4925489f88dd7389e539088f
https://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/1377
KevinMoley466Y
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SpencerRichardDefenseSecy of the Nacy8/3/201711/24/201984484484.4Ffired after trying to prevent Trump from interfering in the Navy's potential punishment of pardoned war criminal Eddie Gallagher
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/navy-secretary-richard-spencer-fired-dispute-over-discipline-seal-n1090306
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2017/08/03/marine-vet-richard-v-spencer-takes-over-as-navy-secretary.html
RichardSpencer473Y
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ChangMinaState Dept
Dep. Asst Secy of Bureau of Conflict & Stabilization Operations
4/29/201911/18/201920420420.4R-UPresigned after it was revealed that she embellished her resume to make her professional background look more impressive
https://www.politico.com/news/2019/11/18/state-department-chang-resigns-resume-071385
http://archive.is/UHTWIMinaChang472Y
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DohertyMatthewUSICHExecutive Dir.1/15/201511/15/20191,7661,766176.6Fforced out by the administration amid Trump's "crackdown" on homelessness in CA
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/11/16/trump-administration-ousts-top-homelessness-official-white-house-prepares-broad-crackdown/
https://imgur.com/VuBdVSxMatthewDoherty471N
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MatthewsEarlWH
NSC/Sr. Dir. for Defense Policy & Strategy
7/14/201811/8/201948348348.3Rattended several meetings now under scrutiny in the Ukraine/House impeachment inquiry
https://www.politico.com/amp/news/2019/11/07/earl-matthews-nsc-ukraine-067363
http://archive.is/S8BfLEarlMatthews470Y
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MorrisonTimWH
NSC/Sr. Dir. for European & Russian affairs
7/15/201810/30/201947347347.3Rresigned on eve of testimony in impeachment inquiry; claims to have planned to leave for awhile; on NSC since July 2018 but promoted to Dir. of Russia affairs in Aug 2019
https://www.politico.com/news/2019/10/30/top-nsc-russia-official-to-step-down-ahead-of-impeachment-testimony-000309
http://archive.is/nKPbJTimMorrison469Y
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JohnsonA. WayneEducation
COO of Office of Federal Student Aid
6/20/201710/24/201985785785.7RJohnson resigned in portest of the student-loan system, calling for the cancellation of the majority of oustanding student loan debt
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-education-official-to-resign-and-call-for-mass-student-loan-forgiveness-11571909400
https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/secretary-education-betsy-devos-announces-intent-appoint-dr-wayne-johnson-chief-operating-officer-federal-student-aid
A. WayneJohnson468Y
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MandelkerSigalTreasury
Under Secy for terrorism & financial intel
6/26/201710/20/201984784784.7Rtop sanctions official; unclear why resigning; one of most hawkish officials, promotes aggressive sanctionshttp://archive.is/IGqC9http://archive.is/YC4RUSigalMandelker462Y
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VastakisDimitriosWHCybersecurity Director6/15/201710/17/201985585585.5Rwarned that cyber security officials are leaving en masse, some being pushed out & some out of concern for current policies; also warned that the WH is not prioritizing cybersecurity and will likely be electronically compromised by foreign actors
https://www.axios.com/scoop-cyber-memo-warns-of-new-risks-to-white-house-network-9aa19c6c-77a3-485b-919b-1dd9bd691514.html
https://www.federalpay.org/employees/office-of-administration/vastakis-dimitrios
DimitriosVastakis467Y
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McAleenanKevinDHS
Acting Secy of Homeland Security
4/11/201910/11/201918418418.4Rreportedly "felt he had accomplished all he could given the political realities of today"
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/11/politics/mcaleenan-resigns-homeland-security-secretary/index.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/07/us/politics/kevin-mcaleenan-dhs-cbp.html
KevinMcAleenan464Y
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McKinleyMichaelState DeptSnr Advisor to Secy of State5/1/201810/11/201952952952.9Rresigned out of dissatisfaction and plummeting morale inside the State Department over what is seen as Pompeo’s failure to support personnel ensnared in the Ukraine controversyhttp://archive.is/ahcQnhttp://archive.is/tHKzUMichaelMcKinley463Y
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HuntsmanJonState DeptUS Ambassador to Russia10/3/201710/3/201973173173.1Rmoving back to Utah, may run for governor; Putin and Trump discussed the need for a new ambassador the week before
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/06/politics/jon-huntsman-resignation-letter-russia/index.html
https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/08/02/politics/trump-putin-huntsman/index.html
JonHuntsman447Y
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VolkerKurtState DeptSpecial Envoy to Ukraine7/7/20179/27/201981381381.3R-UPresigned after Giuliani implicated him in the Ukraine-scandal - helped Giuliani contact Ukranian gov't officals to pressure them to investigate Biden
https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/27/politics/kurt-volker-resigns/index.html
https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/07/07/trump-taps-russia-hawk-volker-for-ukraine-envoy-putin-russia-kremlin-kiev-nato-europe-tillerson/
KurtVolker461Y
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ThompsonAndreaState DeptUnder Secy For Arms Control6/19/20189/20/201945945945.9Rshe failed to disclose during her confirmation process personal and financial ties with a GOP operative who dated convicted Russian agent Maria Butina.
https://thehill.com/policy/defense/462392-state-departments-top-arms-control-official-leaving
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/06/19/state-department-official-didnt-disclose-ties-boyfriend-russian-agent-maria-butina/
AndreaThompson460Y
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KaplanGilbertCommerceUnder Secy of Commerce for Int'l Trade3/20/20189/19/201954954954.9Rin charge of the International Trade Administration, a 2,100-person agency which oversees enforcement of U.S. trade laws, export promotion activities
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/20/top-commerce-trade-official-resigns-1506540
https://www.ustrademonitor.com/2018/03/gil-kaplan-confirmed-as-undersecretary-of-commerce-for-international-trade/
GilbertKaplan459Y
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MitnickJohnDHSGeneral Counsel2/15/20189/18/201958158158.1Ffired by the White House General Counsel's office, reportedly; part of Trump's replacement of top DHS officials
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/us/politics/john-mitnick-homeland-security.html
https://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/860?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22mitnick%22%5D%7D&s=1&r=1
JohnMitnick458Y
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GreenblattJasonWHSpecial Rep for Int'l Negotiations7/20/20179/17/201979079079.0Rin charge of Middle East peace plan; will return to Trump Org after office; has worked for Trump since 1997
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-greenblatt/u-s-middle-east-envoy-greenblatt-to-resign-after-plan-released-idUSKCN1VQ21H
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/24/jason-greenblatt-international-negotiations-trump-administration
JasonGreenblatt456Y
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MarquisGarrettWHNSC/Sr. Dir. for Startegic Comms5/29/20189/11/201947147147.1Rresigned after Bolton was forced out; has been working with Bolton for years; is trying to find other positions in gov't
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/11/john-bolton-spokesman-white-house-1489450
https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/29/politics/john-bolton-hires-new-communication/index.html
GearrettMarquis457Y
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BoltonJohnWHNSC/National Security Advisor4/9/20189/10/201952052052.0Fforced out by Trump due to too many disagreements, according to Trump
https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/09/10/trump-says-he-fired-national-security-advisor-john-bolton.html?__twitter_impression=true
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-names-former-ambassador-john-bolton-as-his-new-national-security-adviser/2018/03/22/aa1d19e6-2e20-11e8-8ad6-fbc50284fce8_story.html
JohnBolton455Y
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BalashJoeInteriorAssistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management12/7/20178/30/201963263263.2Rno reason given; Balash sold environmentally sensitive land in Alaska to oil companieshttp://archive.is/ELLkNhttp://archive.is/4pvC3JoeBalash453Y
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MeehanAndrew DHSSpokesman/Public Affairs4/16/20188/22/201949449449.4R-UPlikely forced out over botched Flores-replacement rollout; Trump suspicious of Meehan's boss, McAleenan, who served under Obama; wanted him to be on TV more defending his policieshttp://archive.is/gTgpnhttp://archive.is/eyKfPAndrew Meehan452Y
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WesterhoutMadeleine WHDir of Oval Office Operations/Trump's personal secretary1/20/20178/29/201995295295.2Fforced out for talking to reporters about Trump's family life & oval office operations w/o authorizationhttp://archive.is/Bv3P9http://archive.is/PW4I8MadeleineWesterhout454Y
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HurwitzHughDOJFed Bureau of Prisons/Director5/18/20188/19/201945945945.9Ffired following Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in jail
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/19/william-barr-orders-removal-of-prisons-director-after-jeffrey-epstein-death.html
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/attorney-general-sessions-announces-hugh-hurwitz-acting-director-federal-bureau-prisons
HughHurwitz451Y
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CoatsDanIntelDirector of National Intelligence3/16/20178/15/201988388388.3R-UPForced out by Trump, who was upset w/ Coats for public crticism & contradicting him; to be replaced by Rep. Ratcliffe
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dan-coats-resigning-director-of-national-intelligence-dni-today-2019-07-28-live-stream-updates/
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-16/dan-coats-sworn-in-as-national-intelligence-director
DanCoats446Y
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GordonSueIntel
Principal Dep Dir of National Intelligence
9/5/20178/15/201971071071.0R-UPForced to resign by Trump so he could install his own acting-DNI while his nominee waits to be confirmed
https://web.archive.org/web/20190809214922/http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2019/08/trump-ousts-would-be-acting-spy-chief/159065/
http://archive.is/56XgKSueGordon450Y
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ParkChuckState DeptForeign Service Officer6/6/20108/8/20199313,351335.1RQuit in protest of Trump's policies and racist rhetoric (see WaPo op-ed)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/i-can-no-longer-justify-being-a-part-of-trumps-complacent-state-so-im-resigning/2019/08/08/fed849e4-af14-11e9-8e77-03b30bc29f64_story.html
https://imgur.com/e7KmDY3ChuckPark449N
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BreierKimberlyState Dept
Asst. Secy of State for Western Hemisphere
10/15/20188/5/201929529529.5RResigned following her disagreement with the Trump administration's controversal Guatemala accord requiring immigrants to apply for asylum there instead of in the US
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/kimberly-breier-resigns-as-assistant-secretary-of-state-for-western-hemisphere/2019/08/07/fab2b6dc-b956-11e9-a091-6a96e67d9cce_story.html
Kimberly Breier448Y
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HillFionaWH
NSC/Sr. Dir. for European & Russian affairs
3/15/20178/1/201987087087.0Runclear exactly why she is leaving; known for being tough on Russia, critical of Putin; to be replaced by Tim Morrison - a nuclear experthttp://archive.is/cT63O
https://web.archive.org/web/20190618092824/https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2017-03-03/donald-trump-to-appoint-fiona-hill-former-intelligence-officer-and-putin-critic-to-white-house-role
FionaHill439Y
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AcostaAlexLaborSecy of Labor Dept4/28/20177/19/201981381381.3R-UPresigned following criticism for letting Epstein off easy in a 2008 plea deal
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/us/politics/acosta-resigns-trump.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
AlexAcosta445Y
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SandersJohn DHSActing-Commissioner4/15/20197/16/201993939.3Rdate left is approximate; unclear if he is stepping down due to criticism over handling of migrant children; was previously Chief Operating Officer of Border Patrol for 1 year
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/25/us/migrant-children-border.html
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2019/04/15/acting-secretary-mcaleenan-statement-designation-cbp-chief-operating-officer-john
JohnSanders440Y
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SchoonoverRodState Dept
Sr. Analyst in Bureau of Intelligence & Research
9/15/20097/10/20193,58690290.2Rresigned in protest after the WH blocked his testimony about climate change
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/climate/rod-schoonover-resigns.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fclimate&action=click&contentCollection=climate&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront
https://imgur.com/PZEtliHRodSchoonover444N
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SchlappMercedesWHDir. of Strategic Communications9/12/20177/1/201965865865.8Rthought to be leaving due to new Comms Dir. Stephanie Grisham; to join the Trump 2020 campaign
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/01/mercedes-schlapp-trump-campaign-1393559
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/350383-trump-names-conservative-commentator-as-senior-adviser-for-strategic
MercedesSchlapp443Y
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WehrumWilliamEPA
Chief of Office of Air and Radiation
11/20/20176/30/201958858858.8R-UPquit amid an ethics probe into his ties to former industry clients; oversaw the most relentless rollback of clean air, climate and health safeguards in EPA's history
https://www.npr.org/2019/06/26/736290295/top-clean-air-official-plans-to-step-down-from-epa-post-amid-ethics-probe
https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/senate-confirms-william-wehrum-lead-epa-air-office
WilliamWehrum442Y
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SandersSarah HuckabeeWHPress Secretary7/26/20176/30/201970570570.5RTrump tweeted she will be leaving at end of month, said she should run for Gov. of Arkansas
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/13/sarah-huckabee-sanders-is-leaving-the-white-house-at-the-end-of-the-month-trump-says.html
Sarah HuckabeeSanders437Y
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HassettKevinWH
Chairman/Council of Econ Advisers
9/13/20176/30/201965665665.6Rannounced resignation after Trump's Mexico tariffs, claims not related; before joining admin, he was supportive of free trade and increased immigration
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/06/03/kevin-hassett-president-trumps-top-economist-leave-white-house/?utm_term=.92a1f3cb934d
https://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/457
KevinHassett435Y
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LawlerSean State DeptChief Protocol Officer11/16/20176/25/201958758758.7R-UPquit amid IG investigation of accusations he intimidated employees & carried a whip; quit 3 days before his G20 trip with the president
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-25/trump-s-protocol-chief-is-quitting-just-before-the-g-20-summit?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-politics&utm_content=politics&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic
https://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/1040
SeanLawler441Y
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ShanahanPatrickDefenseActing-Secretary of Defense1/1/20196/18/201916916916.9RStepped down after the media publicized a family domestic violence situation in his past; was concealed from Senate during his confirmation to Deputy Secy of Defense in 2017http://archive.is/h9bAnhttp://archive.is/71ixNPatrickShanahan438Y
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FloodEmmetWHSpecial Counsel to President5/2/20186/14/201940940940.9Rleaving after fulfilling his role advisnig Trump during the Mueller investigation; advised Clinton during impeachment
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-says-lawyer-emmet-flood-leaving-june-n1012791
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/02/us/politics/emmet-flood-ty-cobb-white-house-lawyer-special-counsel.html
EmmetFlood434Y
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KellyJohn V.DHSActing Inspector General12/1/20176/10/201955755755.7R-UPforced to retire early after reports that he overrode auditors who had found problems with FEMA's response to various disasters
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/homeland-security-watchdog-retires-early-after-his-office-was-forced-to-retract-feel-good-audits-of-disaster-response/2019/06/10/a370f488-8b9d-11e9-b08e-cfd89bd36d4e_story.html?utm_term=.738882cc2141
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-watchdog/watchdog-to-depart-dhs-after-tensions-over-u-s-travel-ban-report-idUSKBN1DS33R
John V. Kelly436Y
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KnightShahiraWHLegislative Affairs Director7/12/20186/7/201933133133.1Rleaving for private sector; one of last remaining aides from the start of the admin; previously served on Nat'l Economic Council
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/21/politics/shahira-knight-white-house-exit/index.html
https://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-picks-shahira-knight-as-top-liaison-to-capitol-hill-1531416306
ShariraKnight432Y
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CissnaLee FrancisDHS
Dir. of Citizenship & Immigration Services
10/8/20176/1/201960260260.2F"resigned" at the request of Trump, who plans to install Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/24/politics/l-francis-cissna-citizenship-and-immigration-services/index.html
https://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/354051-senate-votes-to-confirm-key-trump-immigration-official
Lee FrancisCissna433Y
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BlankensteinEricCFPB
Dir. for supervision, enforcement, &fair lending
11/15/20175/31/201956356356.3R-UPresigned after facing backlask for blog posts he questioning whether the n-word was racist and expressing skepticism about hate crimes http://archive.is/RR4NIhttp://archive.is/BjYqfEricBlankenstein429Y
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WilsonHeatherDefenseAir Force Secretary5/16/20175/31/201974674674.6Rresigning to become president of the University of Texas at El Paso; skeptic of Trump’s interest in creating a Space Forcehttp://archive.is/n94OEhttp://archive.is/2PSfHHeatherWilson415Y
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PobleteYleemState DeptAsst. Secy of State for Arms Control4/26/20185/31/201940140140.1Rno explanation given; she is a "prominent war hawk" according to WaPo; had clashes w/ her boss
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/senior-arms-control-official-resigns-from-state-department/2019/05/13/2eeb4b81-1a63-4570-976e-2cb18d8baf3a_story.html?utm_source=reddit.com&utm_term=.18f2fd2859ea
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/senate-confirms-key-state-department-official-for-arms-control-and-compliance
YleemPoblete430Y
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DeStefanoJohnnyWHCounselor to the President2/9/20185/24/201947047047.0Rleaving for private sector; one of last remaining aides from the start of the admin; also served as Dir. of Office of Public Liaison
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/long-serving-trump-aide-destefano-to-depart-white-house/2019/05/21/a3faa8f8-7b4a-11e9-a66c-d36e482aa873_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_source=reddit.com&utm_term=.72de43b76243
http://archive.is/jaLyEJohnnyDeStefano431Y
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YovanovitchMarieState DeptUS Ambassador to Ukraine8/18/20165/20/20191,00685085.0Frecalled by Trump admin after political attacks by right-wing media figures; Dems call it a political hit jobhttp://archive.is/MNhzPhttp://archive.is/BrfPmMarieYovanovitch427N
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RosensteinRodDOJDeputy Attorney General4/26/20175/11/201974674674.6Rsubmitted resignation after end of Mueller probe; praised Trump in resignation letter
https://web.archive.org/web/20190429221134/https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/29/politics/rod-rosenstein/index.html
http://archive.is/G3pMmRodRosenstein425Y
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RedlDavidCommerceAsst. Secy for Comms & Info11/21/20175/9/201953553553.5Rabruptly resigned, unsure why;the White House’s primary adviser on telecom policyhttp://archive.is/Fmmb7http://archive.is/9Dc5SDavidRedl428Y
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AllesRandolphDHSSecret Service Director4/25/20174/30/201973673673.6Fsources say he was fired, Trump was unhappy with him; Alles states he was told to "transition" out
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/08/secret-service-chief-is-fired-nbc-news.html
https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/president-donald-j-trump-announces-appointment-randolph-d-alles-director-united-states-secret-service/RandolphAlles422Y
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LeggittLanceWHDep. Asst. to Preisdent for Domestic Policy2/9/20184/15/201943143143.1Rwas CoS of Health & Human Services under Trump first; veteran of two presidencieshttp://archive.is/rNwLChttp://archive.is/nj9EuLanceLeggitt418Y
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WillemsCleteWHDep. Dir. Nat'l Economic Council 7/2/20184/15/201928828828.8Rexact departure date unknown; one of the lead trade negotiators with Chinahttp://archive.is/nLWRihttp://archive.is/g4LU9CleteWillems417Y
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VitielloRonaldDHSActing Dir. of ICE6/30/20184/12/201928728728.7R-UPpushed out in DHS purge; was nominated to permanently head ICE but Trump withdrew nomination; part of Border Patrol since 1985
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/10/ronald-vitiello-ice-leaves-post-1342090
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2018/06/30/secretary-nielsen-announces-ronald-d-vitiello-serve-acting-director-us-immigration
RonaldVitiello424Y
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McMahonLindaWHHead of Small Business Admin2/14/20174/12/201978878878.8Rleaving to work Trump's 2020 re-election PAChttp://archive.is/mImf3
https://web.archive.org/web/20181225201747/https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=115&session=1&vote=00065
LindaMcMahon419Y
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GradyClaireDHSDHS Acting Dep. Secy. & Under Secy.8/8/20174/10/201961161161.1R-UPforced to resign so Trump's pick could legally assume acting Secretary position
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/438145-dhs-deputy-secretary-resigns-nielsen-says
https://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/477
ClaireGrady423Y
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NielsenKirstjenDHSSecretary of Homeland Security12/6/20174/10/201949149149.1R-UPconflicting reports that she resigned and she did not plan to resign; reportedly plans to stay on until Aprilhttps://apnews.com/3d25490fa98c44b18527741e25f505f2?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_medium=APhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/05/us/politics/kirstjen-nielsen-confirmed-homeland-security-secretary.htmlKirstjenNielsen420Y
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AvakianMichaelLaborAssoc. Deputy Labor Secretary4/29/20184/5/201934234234.2R-UPresigned following a suspension for continuing to work on anti-union cases despite his position in labor dept.
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/labor-department-official-resigns-amid-possible-ethics-probe-6
https://projects.propublica.org/trump-town/staffers/michael-avakian
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GottliebScottFDACommissioner5/9/20174/1/201969369369.3Rresigned to spend more time with family, he saidhttp://archive.is/CQSEchttp://archive.is/6Bj98ScottGottlieb413Y
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UllyotJohnVAAsst Secy for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs4/15/20174/1/201971771771.7Rserved on Trump's campaign; tried to oust David Shulkin; discouraged diversity officer from posting forceful condemnation of white supremacy & neo-Nazishttps://www.cnn.com/2019/03/14/politics/department-of-veterans-affairs-official-jon-ullyot-resigns/index.htmlhttps://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/02/28/va-secretary-david-shulkins-top-pr-aide-lobbied-congress-get-him-fired-sources-say/380726002/JohnUllyot416Y
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ShineBillWHComm Dir7/5/20183/8/201924724724.7Rmoving to Trump's 2020 campaign; might have been forced out b/c Trump was disappointed he couldn't get him good presshttps://www.politico.com/story/2019/03/08/bill-shine-resigns-will-join-trump-campaign-1213083https://www.wsj.com/articles/ex-fox-news-executive-bill-shine-expected-to-be-offered-white-house-communications-post-1530122417BillShine414Y
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WhitakerMatthewDOJSnr Counselor/acting AG11/7/20183/2/201911611611.6RReplaced as acting AG on 2/14/2019 & took job as senior counselor to AG Barr; unclear why he left DOJhttp://archive.is/mXE4khttp://archive.is/JtAPhMatthewWhitaker412Y
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MattisJamesDefenseSecretary of Defense1/20/20172/28/201977077077.0Rresigned in protest of Trump's decision to remove troops from Syria & Trump's rejection of international alliances.http://archive.is/m410Whttp://archive.is/8JguiJamesMattis403Y
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StacyBrianUSDAEconomist in Economic Research Service7/15/20152/15/20191,31275775.7R1 of 7 economists known to have quit ERS after facing retaliation for studies that prove Trump's agricultural policies are not helpful to average farmershttps://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-stacy-1a826076/http://archive.is/zY9pMBrianStacyunknownN
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MitchellWessState DeptAsst. Secy. of State for Europe, Eurasian Affairs10/12/20172/15/201949249249.2Rstated reason for leaving: spend time w/ family; leaving "a blow to efforts to steady the Trump administration’s shaky ties with European partners"https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/top-diplomat-for-european-affairs-resigns-from-state-department/2019/01/22/ada80048-1e3f-11e9-8b59-0a28f2191131_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.1eaa66a9639fhttps://web.archive.org/web/20171010014521/https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/07/19/president-donald-j-trump-announces-intent-nominate-personnel-keyA. WessMitchell410Y
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LongBrockFEMAAdministrator of FEMA6/23/20172/13/201960160160.1R-UPresigned after it was publicized he's under investigation by IG for using gov't vehicles for extensive personal travelhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/02/13/brock-long-resigns-fema-administrator/https://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/455BrockLong411Y
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ShahRajWHPrincipal Dep. Press Secy9/12/20171/14/201949049049.0Rno reason given for leaving; took a job with lobbying grouphttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/14/us/politics/raj-shah-leaves-white-house.htmlhttps://www.financialexpress.com/world-news/donald-trump-appoints-indian-american-raj-shah-to-key-white-house-position/496981/RajShah409Y
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ZinniAnthonyState DeptUS Envoy to Qatar; Middle East Strategic Alliance8/2/20171/8/201952552552.5Rretired 4-star general; reportedly quit due to inability to solve Qatar conflict; timing is suspicious (right after Mattis left)https://thehill.com/policy/defense/424345-retired-general-picked-by-trump-admin-to-resolve-qatar-dispute-resignshttps://www.thenational.ae/world/us-dispatching-retired-general-to-work-on-qatar-dispute-1.616142AnthonyZinni408Y
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SweeneyKevinDefensePentagon Chief of Staff1/23/20171/5/201971371371.3Rhe "decided the time is right to return to the private sector"http://archive.vn/nYSxA https://web.archive.org/web/20181220205906/https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2017/01/23/james-mattis-has-chosen-these-two-admirals-to-be-his-top-advisers-at-the-pentagon/KevinSweeney406Y
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PatenaudePamHUDDeputy Secretary9/27/20171/1/201946246246.2Runclear why she left; some said she and not HUD Secretary Ben Carson "ran the agency." http://archive.vn/UqeUJhttp://archive.vn/ppmbbPamPatenaude407Y
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WhiteDana DefensePentagon spokeswoman4/5/201712/31/201863663663.6R-UPunder investigation by Inspector Gen for misconduct & abuse of powerhttp://archive.vn/nbpXbhttp://archive.vn/5TnDnDana White405Y
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PriestapBillFBIAsst. Dir. of Counterintelligence10/31/201512/31/20181,15871171.1Rretiring; is the last senior FBI official to have oversaw the Russia investigation & Clinton email probehttp://archive.is/NR6bLhttp://archive.is/NH2pNBillPriestap400N
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McGurkBrettWHPresidential Envoy to anti-ISIL coalition10/23/201512/31/20181,16671171.1Rresigned in protest of Trump's decision ot remove troops from Syria; also motivated by Mattis' resignationhttp://archive.is/DKNs3http://archive.fo/Pd4AGBrettMcGurk404N
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KellyJohnWHChief of Staff7/29/201712/31/201852152152.1R-UPleaving because his relationship w/ Trump has deteriorated to the point that they aren't on speaking terms anymorehttp://archive.is/1KIAohttp://archive.fo/mxg3UJohnKelly399Y
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KaremMichael JordanWHDep. Asst. to President & Dir. of Oval Office Operations3/15/201812/31/201829229229.2Rresigning to return to private sector; worked w/ Trump since 2015 - first on his campaign, then in the WHhttp://archive.is/Dy8FThttps://web.archive.org/web/20181116001128/https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/president-donald-j-trump-announces-appointments-executive-office-president/JordanKarem398Y
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AyersNickWHChief of Staff to VP7/28/201712/31/201852252252.2Rsays he is resigning at the end of year; likely to join pro-Trump dark money group - America First Policieshttp://archive.is/zNm29http://archive.is/1nxGgNickAyers401Y
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HaleyNikkiState DeptUS Ambassador to the UN1/27/201712/31/201870470470.4Runknown why resigninghttp://archive.is/gknD9http://archive.is/nLbMrNikkiHaley389Y
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ZinkeRyanInteriorSecretary of the Interior3/1/201712/21/201866166166.1R-UPresigned after numerous ethics scandals related to his travel & personal finances; Dem-controlled House was expected to investigate himhttp://archive.li/Gwe0Dhttp://archive.li/znRcvRyanZinke402Y
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GlennTreyEPARegion 4 Administrator8/21/201711/19/201845645645.6Rresigned after being indicted by grand jury for multiple ethics violationshttp://archive.is/obzwDhttp://archive.is/J5sLcTreyGlenn397Y
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FontenroseKirstenWHNSC/Sr. Dir. for Gulf Affairs3/15/201811/16/201824724724.7Runclear exactly why she resigned, but she disagreed w/ her bosses about response to Saudi's killing of Khashoggi; she pushed for a harsh response; she previously worked for Cambridge Analyticahttp://archive.is/zVAkWhttps://imgur.com/CViiHD9KirstenFontenrose396Y
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RicardelMiraWHNSC/Deputy Nat Sec Adviser5/15/201811/13/201818318318.3Fforced out by Melania, reportedly; previously worked in Dept of Commerce under Trumphttps://web.archive.org/web/20180426050025/https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2018/04/23/john-boltons-new-deputy-is-a-hawk-with-sharp-elbows-just-like-him/?utm_term=.e14cf7248368https://web.archive.org/web/20181114001132/https://www.vox.com/2018/11/13/18092636/melania-trump-mira-ricardel-fired-explainedMiraRicardel395Y
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SessionsJeffDOJAttorney General2/8/201711/8/201863963963.9Fforced to resign by Trump immediately after the midtermshttps://web.archive.org/web/20181108044208/https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/07/politics/sessions-resign/index.htmlhttps://web.archive.org/web/20180208032410/https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/us/politics/jeff-sessions-attorney-general-confirmation.htmlJeffSessions394Y
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FleitzFredWHNSC/Chief of Staff4/27/201810/31/201818818818.8Rleaving to head the Center for Security Policy, an Islamaphobic group considered by Southern Poverty Law Center to be a hate grouphttps://web.archive.org/web/20181016194746/https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/15/politics/fred-fleitz-john-bolton-national-security-council/index.htmlhttp://archive.is/2sQXTFredFleitz391Y
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TuftsSuzanne IsraelInteriorInspector General (announced)10/12/201810/19/2018880.8Rconfusion over Carson's announcement that she was taking the job, not clear if intentional; resigned abruptly a week later, before officially starting; previously worked at H.U.D.http://archive.is/5ue0Ahttps://web.archive.org/web/20181020231909/https://www.hud.gov/about/leadership/tuftsSuzanneTufts393Y
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McGahnDonWHWhite House Counsel1/20/201710/17/201863663663.6Rdeparture was announced over summer after it was reported he gave 30 hours of interviews to Mueller's teamhttps://www.cnn.com/2018/10/17/politics/mcgahn-leaving-white-house-council/index.htmlhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-selectsdonald-mcgahnas-white-house-counsel-1480103558DonMcGahn392Y
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ElkinsArthurEPAInspector General6/25/201010/12/20183,03263163.1Rno reason given for leaving; will seek job outside fed gov't; led probes into Scott Pruitt's spendinghttp://archive.is/vOJXyhttps://appropriations.house.gov/_files/bio_elkins.pdfArthurElkins387N
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PonJeffOPMDirector of Office of Personnel Management3/9/201810/5/201821121121.1Rno reason given for resignation, but it was suddenhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-ethanol-iowa/trump-to-announce-pro-ethanol-measure-on-tuesday-ahead-of-iowa-trip-sources-idUSKCN1MH0NLhttps://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/983JeffPon388Y
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TeramotoWendyCommerceChief of Staff7/31/201710/1/201842862062.0Rreportedly resigned for personal reasons; has worked for Wilbur Ross for 20 yrs; she sat on board of Kremlin-linked shipping company while working at Commerce Dept. - a huge conflict of interesthttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-31/commerce-s-ross-loses-key-aide-as-trade-disputes-escalatehttps://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/06/wilbur-ross-commerce-navigator-aide-russia-244608WendyTeramoto382Y
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PassantinoStefanWHWH Ethics lawyer1/20/20178/30/201858858858.8Rreportedly resigned for personal family reasons; aggressively defended Trump's polciies and staffhttps://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/white-house-ethics-lawyer-stefan-passantino-leaving-administration-n905031https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanpassantino/StefanPassantino390Y
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SmithIan M.DHSPolicy Analyst1/27/20178/28/201857957957.9R-UPquit after emails leaked revealing he chatted with prominent white nationalist figures like Richard Spencer about planning eventshttps://www.salon.com/2018/09/04/analyst-who-attended-meetings-with-stephen-miller-quits-after-white-nationalist-ties-surface-report/https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/homeland-security-staffer-with-white-nationalist-ties-attended-white-house-policy-meetings/2018/08/30/7fcb0212-abab-11e8-8a0c-70b618c98d3c_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.13f6fb2884ddIan M.Smith383Y
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FrotmanSethCFPBStudent Loan Ombudsman4/12/20168/27/201886858558.5Rquit in protest of the Trump admin not protecting students, serving the financial industry instead; was with the dept. 7 yearshttps://www.npr.org/2018/08/27/642199524/student-loan-watchdog-quits-blames-trump-administration?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=socialhttps://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-announces-new-additions-to-senior-leadership-20160412/SethFrotman380N
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McRavenWilliamDefensePentagon's tech advisory board6/14/20168/20/201879857857.8R-UPresigned after criticizing Trump's revokation of Brennan's clearance; retired head of SOCOM https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2018/09/13/mcraven-former-socom-head-resigns-from-pentagon-board-following-trump-criticism/https://www.utsystem.edu/news/2016/06/14/mcraven-named-defense-innovation-advisory-board-us-secretary-defenseWilliamMcRaven386N
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BeattieDarrenWHWH Speechwriter & policy aide1/20/20178/17/201857557557.5Ffired after refusing to quit when he was outed as having spoken at a conference attended by well-known white nationalistshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-speechwriter-fired-amid-scrutiny-of-appearance-with-white-nationalists/2018/08/19/f5051b52-a3eb-11e8-a656-943eefab5daf_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.4127c672a11dhttp://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2016/11/professor-who-predicted-trumps-win-explains-how-he-knew-what-comes-nextDarrenBeattie379Y
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SharpleyChristopher R.CIAInspector General2/1/20158/14/20181,29157257.2R-UPformer colleagues alleged he retaliated against whistleblowershttps://www.cnn.com/2018/07/20/politics/cia-watchdog-sharpley-withdraws-nomination/index.htmlhttps://www.congress.gov/nomination/115th-congress/925ChristopherSharpley355N
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SheehanGregFWSDeputy Dir. of US Fish & Wildlife Service6/5/20178/10/201843243243.2Rreportedly stepping down for 'family'; has weakened Endangered Species Act & opened up public land to hunting/fishinghttp://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/401163-fws-head-associated-with-endangered-species-act-rollbacks-departinghttps://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/secretary-ryan-zinke-appoints-utahs-greg-sheehan-deputy-director-us-fish-and-wildlifeGregSheehan376Y
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HedlundReaganWHFirst Lady's Policy Director1/11/20188/3/201820520520.5Rwas only on job for 6 months, responsible for "Be Best"; one source said she was asked to leave, but not confirmedhttps://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/03/melania-trump-policy-director-leaves-white-house-761886https://www.bustle.com/p/who-is-reagan-thompson-melania-trumps-new-policy-director-will-guide-her-platform-as-first-lady-7905951ReaganHedlund374Y
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