(London Guardian) David Clarke, the outspoken Milwaukee County sheriff who built a following among conservatives nationally with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, has resigned.
The Milwaukee County clerk, George Christenson, said he had received a resignation letter from Clarke, but the letter did not say why the sheriff was leaving office more than a year before his term is up.
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Clarke’s office referred questions to an email address that he had provided. He did not immediately respond to an email seeking his reasons for leaving or what he planned to do next.
Clarke’s most recent Twitter post, from Thursday afternoon, showed him posing with law enforcement officers at the National Fraternal Order of Police convention in Nashville.