Jonathan Wachtel resigns as Communications Director for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

August 11, 2017: Steven Groves has resigned as the Chief of Staff for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, and Haley’s Communications Director, Jonathan Wachtel, has also resigned. "Both Jonathan&Steve have recently encountered family concerns,” Haley said on Twitter on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. “They will always be a part of the team & dear friends.” Haley did not elaborate about what she meant by “family concerns.” Wachtel said in a telephone interview that he was leaving for “family reasons.” He was previously he a journalist and a producer at Fox News for more than nineteen years, and he spent a decade in London and Moscow with ABC News and Worldwide Television News.

Attribution: Bloomberg News, Politico

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