National Newswatch

A foreign service officer resigned from the State Department effective Thursday, writing in a blistering op-ed in The Washington Post that he could no longer serve in “The Complacent State,” particularly in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting.

Chuck Park wrote in the op-ed that during his almost 10 years in the foreign service he “worked to spread what (he) believed were American values: freedom, fairness and tolerance.”
“But more and more I found myself in a defensive stance, struggling to explain to foreign peoples the blatant contradictions at home,” he wrote.
Park said that after the election of President Donald Trump, h

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