WASHINGTON: Kurt D.
Volker, the State Department’s special envoy for Ukraine who got caught in the
middle of the pressure campaign by President Trump and his lawyer, Rudolph W.
Giuliani, to find damaging information about Democrats, abruptly resigned his
post on Friday.
Mr. Volker, who told
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday that he was stepping down, offered no
public explanation but a person informed about his decision said he concluded
that it was impossible to be effective in his assignment given the developments
of recent days.
His departure was the
first resignation since revelations about Mr. Trump’s efforts to pressure
Ukraine’s president to investigate former Vice President Joseph R. …read more
Source:: The Frontier Post