After a good two years in office, resigned Richard Grenell as U.S. Ambassador to Germany. His Post has temporarily taken over his Deputy Robin Quinville, as Embassy spokesman Joseph Giordono-Scholz said on Tuesday the German press Agency.
Grenell announced his resignation on Monday night in Washington during a visit with U.S. President Donald Trump. Already in the last week, the 53-Year-old had given up his Post of managing the secret service coordinator of the US government, after John Ratcliffe was confirmed by the Senate for this office.
As Ambassador in Berlin saw Grenell's mission is to represent the policy Trumps in Germany and Europe-on the offensive - in an unconventional, rather undiplomatic way.
In the political Berlin, the man from Michigan, in the Midwest of the United States, with its rabid kind, hardly any friends. His best contact in the Federal government, Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) is. In the foreign office and in the Chancellery of the administration of his office was, however, not particularly well. The Opposition claims, it is to explain it to the "unwanted Person", and thus virtually to expel even came sporadically.til/dpa Updated Date: 02 June 2020, 12:26