U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns, says cannot serve Trump | Reuters

Reuters| Fri Jan 12 07:00:03 EST 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no longer feels able to serve President Donald Trump. “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, according to an excerpt of his resignation letter read to Reuters. A State Department spokeswoman confirmed Feeley’s departure, saying that he “has informe..

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