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Entire President’s Committee on Arts & Humanities Resigns, Calls on Trump to Step Down

HeadlineAug 21, 2017
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The entire President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigned on Friday, becoming the first entire presidential committee to resign in protest. In their resignation letter, the artists spoke out against Trump’s failure to quickly condemn the deadly white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, writing, “The Administration’s refusal to quickly and unequivocally condemn the cancer of hatred only further emboldens those who wish America ill.” They also called on Trump to step down. The first letter of each paragraph of their letter spells out the word ”RESIST.”

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