Man overboard! Trump's senior black official Ja & # 39; Ron Smith is the first White House adviser to leave after the election
- President Donald Trump's senior black official, Ja & # 39; Ron Smith, left his job as the first day of departure after the White House elections
- Smith's exit was long planned, a White House official told The Hill as he becomes director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity
- He joined the White House in 2017 and became the highest-ranking black official after Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure in 2018
President Donald Trump's senior black official, Ja & # 39; Ron Smith, left his job as the first day of departure after the White House elections
Bloomberg News reported that Smith, who worked under Jared Kushner, had his last day in administration on Friday.
A White House official told The Hill that Smith's exit was long planned and would come regardless of the election result, which seems very favorable to Trump's Democratic rival Joe Biden.
Yes & # 39; Ron Smith, the senior black official in the Trump White House, quit his job on Friday, Bloomberg News reported for the first time
Smith told PBS Newshour that he still supports President Donald Trump (pictured) and that he hopes he will win his re-election, which seems unlikely based on the number of votes from major swing states
Smith told PBS Newshour that he will become Managing Director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity.
It is described as an organization that "supports research in removing barriers and creating opportunity in fragile communities".
Smith added that he continued to support the president and hoped he could win re-election.
The adjutant joined the White House in 2017 and became the highest-ranking black civil servant after Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure in 2018.
Trump also has a black cabinet member, Minister for Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.
In August, Smith spoke to the Republican National Convention audience.
Donald Trump knows that in revitalizing communities, America's strength is the American people. And I can tell you – he really cares, ”Smith said in his speech. "But more importantly, he's taking action."
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