US Border Patrol chief resigns after US-Mexico wall construction order
The chief of the US Border Patrol, Mark Morgan, has left the agency that will be in charge of building a wall on US-Mexico border after President Donald Trump’s order, Sputnik reported.
NBC Nightly News said, citing officials familiar with the matter, that Morgan has unexpectedly decided to step down this afternoon.
Mark Morgan is leaving the agency, CBP Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan announced in a press release on Thursday.
"I want to thank Mark Morgan for his unwavering dedication to our border security mission, and recognize his life-long career in service to the nation," McAleenan stated in the release.