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Mon Aug 3, 2020, 03:29 PM

USAID appointee unloads as rocky tenure ends

Source: Politico

Merritt Corrigan, the deputy White House liaison at the U.S. Agency for International Development, is leaving the agency after a short and tumultuous tenure marred by calls for her removal over controversial comments she had made on LGBT rights, according to two USAID officials and another person familiar with the matter.

Late Monday morning, Corrigan unlocked her previously private Twitter account and unleashed six tweets blasting USAID, congressional Democrats and the media.

She said she would be holding a press conference on Thursday to “discuss the rampant anti-Christian sentiment at USAID” and said had “watched with horror this week as USAID distributed taxpayer funded documents claiming ‘we cannot tell someone’s sex or gender by looking at them’ and that not calling oneself ‘cis-gendered’ is a microagression[.] I’m not cis-anything. I’m a woman.”

Corrigan also criticized Rep. Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and said they had “engaged in a corrupt campaign to remove me from USAID. I will expose it on Thursday.”



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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Aug 3, 2020, 03:40 PM

1. Complaining you can't use our tax dollars to force a religion on folks in developing countries is a

very Spanish Inquisition mindset.

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Mon Aug 3, 2020, 03:41 PM

2. She's not a government employee, she's a preacher

and a pretty intolerant one at that.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Aug 3, 2020, 04:29 PM

3. Isn't she just precious...

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Aug 3, 2020, 06:34 PM

4. Spooky Xian zealots are planted all over the Trump Admin

Biden's staff will have a real chore rooting them out

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Mon Aug 3, 2020, 06:35 PM

5. Nothing says "I have been wronged!!!" like a press conference with Wohl and Burkman

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