After three months of administrative leave
United States- According to the “Washington Post” report, since Biden took office, Trump has appointed National Security Agency Attorney General Michael Ellis (Michael Ellis) to resign in the last few days of his administration after his administrative leave.
Ellis said in a letter to the Director of the National Security Agency: “I have taken three months of administrative leave without any explanation or update, and there is no sign that the National Security Agency is trying to solve this problem. Therefore, I will Resignation, effective immediately.” General Paul Nakasone (Paul Nakasone) in a letter published yesterday.
Ellis said in the letter that Nakasone refused to meet with him to “resolve any concerns you may have about my choice”, adding that his lawyer also requested “information so that I can help resolve any misunderstandings or Uneasy.” “
Ellis was granted administrative leave the day after President Joe Biden became the chief attorney of the National Security Agency (NASA) because his appointment has become the subject of investigation by the inspector general of the Department of Defense .
The last-minute installation of former Republican agent Ellis has received extensive scrutiny because the attorney general’s role in America’s largest intelligence agency is a civil servant position, not a political one, which means that Biden may find it difficult to administratively eliminate Egypt Liss.
The strategy of trying to place political loyalists in important positions is called “digging” in the government.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, called for an investigation into his election in January. He called Ellis’ appointment “highly suspicious” and considered it to represent “disturbing national security”. Indifference”.
Before joining the Trump administration, Ellis served as the chief legal counsel to Republican California Representative Devin Nunes, and he was one of Trump’s most staunch supporters. Then, he became an attorney for the National Security Council and refused to testify in the 2019 House impeachment inquiry investigation. In March 2020, Ellis became the intelligence director of the National Security Council (NSC), and was loyal to other Trumps. The activists hold important intelligence positions together.