U.S. Ambassador to Mexico to Resign Amid Increased Tensions Under Trump

According to a report by Business Insider, Roberta Jacobson, the United States’ ambassador to Mexico, announced her resignation on Thursday, claiming on Twitter that she would be resigning at the beginning of May “in search of other opportunities.” Jacobson wrote, “I do it knowing that the US-Mexico relationship is strong and crucial and that the incredible team in our mission in Mexico will continue making sure that it is so.” Jacobson is the latest high-profile departure from the State Department, which has lost many of its senior officials under Trump and failed to fill many of the vacancies left behind. In January, US ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and retired Marine pilot, announced his resignation, stating that he did not feel he was able to serve Trump.

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SOURCE: Wochit News