White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah said in an interview following the riot that broke out at the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday that she left the Trump administration after the president’s loss in November because she was not comfortable with where “this was heading.”
Farah, who made the remarks in an interview with Politico, made similar remarks on Twitter the day before the interview, saying that the election was “not stolen” but that Trump lost.
Farah said that she made the decision in early December because the Trump campaign advised her that they would acknowledge that Trump lost and that “they were going to pursue avenues to reconcile that.”
“And I’m of the mind that it’s foundational to our democracy that if you think there was fraud or irregularities, the president absolutely should pursue legal recourse to determine if there was,” Farah said. “But we’re now at a point where we’ve seen something like 60 cases, and conservative