First lady Melania Trump’s Chief of Staff and Press Secretary, Stephanie Grisham, has resigned from her post following protests at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, according to NBC News and CNN.
Grisham, considered one of Mrs. Trump’s most loyal and longtime aides in the East Wing, has submitted her resignation letter after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in protest against the certification of the 2020 presidential election.
Stephanie Grisham, the former White House communications director and press secretary and current chief of staff for first lady Melania Trump, submitted her resignation Wednesday afternoon, effective immediately, in the wake of the violent protests, a White House official says.
Grisham declined a CNN request for comment. The first lady’s office did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment.
NBC News confirmed CNN’s reporting, noting that Grisham is the first high-profile White House official to