US ambassador to Panama resigns, saying he can no longer work under Trump: report

Source: The Hill | January 12, 2018 | Brandon Carter

The U.S. ambassador to Panama has resigned from his post, saying he can no longer serve under President Trump, according to multiple reports.

“As a junior foreign service officer, I signed an oath to serve faithfully the president and his administration in an apolitical fashion, even when I might not agree with certain policies. My instructors made clear that if I believed I could not do that, I would be honor bound to resign. That time has come,” Feeley said in his resignation letter, according to Reuters.

In a statement, the State Department said Feeley decided to retire for “personal reasons.”

A local Panama newspaper reported Feely’s resignation early Thursday before The Washington Post reported that Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as “shithole countries” in a meeting with lawmakers.


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  •  EVERYDAY #20906

    I don’t know how anyone can work for this mentally deranged man.

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