Biden Fires Capitol Architect

Biden Fires Capitol Architect


President Joe Biden has removed Capitol architect Brett Blanton from his post in the aftermath of an inspection which revealed Blanton had abused his position.
Blanton will cease to serve as the architect of the Capitol at 5:00 PM EST, the White House announced.
Biden removed the architect, who serves at the president’s pleasure, after Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R‑Calif.) said he had lost confidence in Blanton’s ability to perform his job.
“The Architect of the Capitol, Brett Blanton, no longer has my confidence to continue in his job,” McCarthy wrote in a Feb. 13 Twitter post. “He should res …

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