Capitol violent riot: Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump’s chief of staff, resigns

Stephanie Grisham
Stephanie Grisham

Stephanie Grisham, a longtime aide to first lady Melania Trump, has resigned, she confirmed in a statement to The Hill.

“It has been an honor to serve the country in the White House. I am very proud to have been a part of Mrs. Trump’s mission to help children everywhere, and proud of the many accomplishments of this Administration,” Grisham said.

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Grisham served as the first lady’s communications director and chief of staff, with a brief stint as the White House press secretary in between. Her resignation came in response to pro-Trump rioters storming the Capitol building, CNN reported.

The first lady has not publicly commented on the mobs at the Capitol, which came after President Trump urged them to go protest the certification of electoral votes making Joe Biden the next president.