BREAKING NEWS: White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo RESIGNS for threatening to ‘destroy’ reporter if they revealed details of his affair with a journalist
White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo has resigned after he reportedly threatened a reporter who was working on a story about his romantic relationship with another journalist.
‘We accepted the resignation of TJ Ducklo after a discussion with him this evening,’ the White House said in a statement on Saturday.
‘This conversation occurred with the support of the White House Chief of Staff. We are committed to striving every day to meet the standard set by the President in treating others with dignity and respect, with civility and with a value for others through our words and our actions.’
Vanity Fair reported on Friday that White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo had made threats – including ‘I will destroy you’ – to a Politico correspondent who was reporting a piece about Ducklo’s recently disclosed relationship with an Axios reporter, Alexi McCammond.
White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo (above) has resigned after threatening a reporter who was working on a story about his romantic relationship with another journalist
Developing story, more to follow.