Chang also faked a TIME magazine cover of herself
BBC reports that Senior Trump official Mina Chang has quit after it was revealed that she inflated her CV with false claims.
Earlier this week, we reported that Chang embellished her resume and faked a TIME magazine cover.
Her resume contained false claims about graduating from Harvard University and her appointment to a nonexistent position with the United Nations.
Misleading lines in her State Department biography and LinkedIn experience have also surfaced as well as a faked TIME magazine with her face on the cover. A spokesperson for TIME said the cover was “not authentic.”
Chang was the deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Conflict and Stability Operations.
In her resignation letter, Chang denied the allegations, stating she had been “unfairly maligned, unprotected by my superiors, and exposed to a media with an insatiable desire for gossip and scandal, genuine or otherwise”.
“A character assassination based solely on innuendo was launched against me attacking my credentials and character. This was not an accident.”
“Despite answering every question put to me by a reporter and offering a detailed rebuttal, my superiors at the department refused to defend me, stand up for the truth or allow me to answer the false charges against me.
“Today, the politics of division and personal destruction are at their very worst, and I have found myself in the crosscurrents of that very division.
“It is essential that my resignation be seen as a protest and not as surrender, because I will not surrender my commitment to serve, my fidelity to the truth or my love of country.”
The state department has so far made no public comments on the issue.