President Donald Trump’s personal assistant abruptly left the White House after sharing intimate details about the President’s family with reporters.
What We Know:
- “President Trump’s personal assistant, Madeleine Westerhout was forced to resign as executive assistant to the President on Thursday after Trump learned she had shared information with reporters at a recent off-the-record meeting,” according to CNN.
- Westerhout reported that she is a separated employee and is not allowed to return to the White House.
- Westerhout was close to Trump, her office even sat directly in front of the Oval Office.
- Trump spoke with Westerhout about the incident and she told him that she had been drinking at dinner and she’s leaving the White House because she had shared personal information about his family and the Oval Office operations at an off-the-record dinner with reporters.
- Westerhout previously worked as an aid for the Republican National Committee for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign.
The Office of Special Counsel has declined to take disciplinary action against Westerhout.