The US ambassador to Panama has resigned.
Reuters snaps on the resignation of the US ambassador to Panama 'on principle,' with an excerpt of his letter pic.twitter.com/bQZUQbxfhP
— Alan Yuhas (@AlanYuhas) January 12, 2018
The Ambassador is a career foreign service officer named John Feeley. Feeley was appointed by Obama in 2015 and had stayed on in the new administration.
This is how MSNBC reported it
BREAKING: NBC confirms with the State Department that the U.S. Ambassador to Panama, John Feeley, has resigned because he no longer feels he can comfortably serve under @realDonaldTrump. Feeley is the first U.S. diplomat to resign over the president's comments.
— Mary Emily O’Hara (@MaryEmilyOHara) January 12, 2018
Then AP’s diplomatic correspondent weighed in:
FYI – The resignation occurred prior to the comments. https://t.co/QuPKMOxQgB
— Matt Lee (@APDiploWriter) January 12, 2018
None of this matters. Because this is journalistic standard:
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) January 8, 2018