Biden Cabinet Secretary Quits

( – Possibly exposing a growing weakness and internal discord in the Biden administration, House Secretary Marcia Fudge has announced that she is resigning from the job, becoming the second Cabinet member to do so, as her reasons remain a mystery.

The White House disclosed on Monday that Fudge is set to leave her position as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development later this month.

Despite the absence of any reported discord between President Biden and Fudge, she expressed to USA Today that it was “time to go home,” having achieved her goals within her role.

“I do believe strongly that I have done just about everything I could do at HUD for this administration as we go into this crazy, silly season of an election,” Fudge said when asked about her reasons to step down.

71-year-old Fudge announced her complete retirement from public service after a career spanning over five decades, which included a decade-long tenure in Congress.

Adrianne Todman, who hails from the U.S. Virgin Islands and formerly served as the CEO of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, is set to assume the role of acting secretary following Fudge’s departure.

President Biden lauded Fudge’s significant contributions and her tenure at HUD through a statement released on Monday.

He commended her for her efforts and achievements both in her home state of Ohio and at the national level.

“When I took office, we inherited a broken housing system, with fair housing and civil rights protections badly dismantled under the prior administration,” Biden alleged.

“On day one, Marcia got to work rebuilding the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and over the past three years she has been a strong voice for expanding efforts to build generational wealth through homeownership and lowering costs and promoting fairness for America’s renters,” the president added.

“From her time as a mayor, to her years as a fierce advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives, Marcia’s vision, passion, and focus on increasing economic opportunity have been assets to our country. I’m grateful for all of her contributions toward a housing system that works for all Americans, and I wish her well in her next chapter,” he elaborated.

Fudge’s exit follows the departure of former Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, who was the first Cabinet member of the Biden administration to step down amid critiques of his time management between Boston and Washington.

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