President Trump’s personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigned from her job abruptly, a White House official and another person familiar with the situation told NBC News late Thursday.
One of the sources said that Westerhout left the job because she shared personal information about the president’s family and Oval Office operations at an off-the-record dinner with reporters earlier this month near Bedminster, N.J., where a Trump-owned golf club that the president often visits in summer months is located.
The Times reported that Westerhout was immediately labeled a “separated employee” and would not be allowed to return to the White House on Friday after Trump reportedly learned of her alleged conversation with journalists.
One source described Westerhout’s exit as “abrupt.”
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