DHS Sec. Chad Wolf won’t resign, but wants Trump to denounce Capitol siege

DHS Sec. Chad Wolf won’t resign, but wants Trump to denounce Capitol siege


Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Chad Wolf says he won’t resign after a mob of President Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol — but he adds that Trump must condemn the chaos.

The White House announced the withdrawal of Wolf’s nomination to fill the DHS post full-time shortly after his statement, but said the move was unrelated.

Wolf was abroad when his agency contributed manpower to put down the rioters who disrupted certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

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“What transpired yesterday was tragic and sickening,” Wolf said in his statement Thursday morning, blasting any “elected official” who might incite such mayhem.

“While I have consistently condemned political violence on both sides of the aisle, specifically violence directed at law enforcement, we now see some supporters of the President using violence as a means to achieve political ends. This is unacceptable.”

Wolf continued: “These violent actions are unconscionable, and I implore the President and all elected officials to strongly condemn the

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