Reed S. Cordish, who led the White House effort on infrastructure, resigned from the Trump administration on Friday, The Baltimore Sun reported Friday.
The White House had declared that this was "infrastructure week."
This will be a big week for Infrastructure. After so stupidly spending $7 trillion in the Middle East, it is now ti… https://t.co/OcX7UN18Er— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1518439616.0
“In that regard, it’s a good time for a transition for me,” Cordish told The Sun on the timing of his announcement after the administration presented its infrastructure plan earlier this week.
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Cordish was an "invaluable" member of the Trump administration.
“His leadership on initiatives ranging from work-force development to prison reform to modernizing key [Veterans Affairs] services will have a positive impact for millions of Americans,” Kushner said in a statement.
Cordish married Ivanka Trump's best friend in 2010.
The resignation was a dramatic capstone to Trump's widely-panned infrastructure week.
Identifying a week as infrastructure week is the Trump equivalent of the guy at the beginning of the horror movie b… https://t.co/DF3ubt9kwB— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)1518803554.0
One senior Hill aide just texted me: "At least it was a productive infrastructure week" 😂— Tara Palmeri (@Tara Palmeri)1518817337.0
Happy Friday, everyone. I hope you've enjoyed Infrastructure Week!— Rick Wilson (@Rick Wilson)1518782161.0
Solid end to another triumphant infrastructure week.— Brian Beutler (@Brian Beutler)1518806643.0
Watch Rachel Maddow wish everyone a "Happy Infrastructure Week":
Happy Infrastructure Week from the Trump administration. pic.twitter.com/Nu54QROfwe— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) February 13, 2018