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Blog » Presidentís Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigns en masse

20 Aug  

All 16 members of President Donald Trump’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigned on Friday morning. The group, which advises the President on cultural issues, was protesting at Trump’s ‘support of the hate groups and terrorist who killed and injured fellow Americans in Charlottesville.’ Members include musician Paula Boggs, architect Thom Mayne, actor Kal Penn and author Jhumpa Lahiri.

 

The full text of the letter:

 


 

In a later twist the White House claimed that it had already decided to disband the group:



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