Famed Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. – the no-holds-barred man we all know and love – has resigned from his office today.
Clarke recently announced he was withdrawing from consideration for a position at the Department of Homeland Security just a month ago. DHS officials confirmed this shortly after stating We wish him well.” What does this mean for the Sheriff’s future?
Though according to some sources such as CNN questioned whether he was ever up for the position in the first place…
Regardless, we wish him well and hope to see more his stern, no-nonsense, outlook on politics in the very near future. Hopefully, he’ll be taking a position in the Trump administration.
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As reported by jsonline.com:
Clarke, who is in his fourth term, submitted a resignation letter to Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson on Thursday afternoon. The sheriff was attending the convention of the National Fraternal Order of Police in Nashville and could not be reached for comment.
“Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 17.01, this communication is submitted as the notice of my resignation as Sheriff of Milwaukee County commencing Aug. 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.,” stated Clarke’s resignation letter.
The news of the resignation was first reported by conservative talk show host Mark Belling.