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Sean Lawler: About Me
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SEAN LAWLER

Chief of Protocol
2017-2019

TRUMP'S CHIEF OF PROTOCOL TO RESIGN AFTER CLAIMS HE INTIMIDATED STAFF, WON'T GO ON G20 TRIP, REPORTS SAY

Sean Lawler, who holds the rank of ambassador within the State Department, has been Trump's chief of protocol since December 2017. He was suspended indefinitely pending an investigation into his alleged harassment and discrimination of staff, NBC News reported.

June 26, 2019

WHIP CRACKING, DRINKING AND PROFANITY-LACED THREATS: GOVERNMENT OFFICE IN CHARGE OF ETIQUETTE PLAGUED BY ETIQUETTE PROBLEMS, WATCHDOG FINDS

“Mr. Lawler had an explosive personality and regularly would throw papers and binders,” the report said of his tenure from December 2017 to July 2019. “Several employees reported that he would crack a horse whip in the office and that, given his general demeanor and conduct, these actions placed them in fear of physical harm.”

August 25, 2020

Sean Lawler: CV
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