Several high-ranking employees of the U.S. Department of State has received notification that the administration of President Donald trump has decided not to renew their work contracts. On Thursday, January 26, writes The Washington Post.
According to the publication, we are talking about employees 13 departments of the foreign Ministry, reporting directly to the White house. They leave their positions after the approval of the head of the state Department’s Rex Tillerson.
As the newspaper notes, technically the workers are not dismissed, they just don’t reassign the posts. The vacated space may occupy any other state Department employees, or experts on policy issues.
Earlier Thursday it was reported that the assistant Secretary on Affairs of Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland and a number of senior diplomats to leave their posts and go from state. So, in addition to Nuland, the resignation of under Secretary for the administrative part of Patrick Kennedy, assistant Secretary Joyce Barr and Michelle bond and the chief of the office of foreign missions, gentry Smith.
After the resignation of Secretary of state John Kerry, acting head of the Department of state takes his former Deputy, Thomas Shannon. This post trump nominated former Manager of Exxon Mobile Rex Tillerson, however, his candidacy was not approved yet in the Senate.