Deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger, a leading figure in the development of Trump’s China policy, resigned abruptly on Wednesday, said a senior administration official who declined to be named.
He was followed by Ryan Tully, senior director for European and Russian affairs at the National Security Council, a second senior official said, on condition of anonymity.
The images filled television screens in the United States and around the world, forever marking Trump’s presidency and legacy.
Chao, a labor secretary and deputy transportation secretary under previous Republican presidents, has led the department for four years.
It coordinates U.S. foreign policy among federal agencies and maintains close contacts with foreign governments, so the loss of key staff could raise questions about national security as the new administration takes over.
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