A senior White House official has resigned days after he was criticised for allegedly playing down global warming in US government documents.Yet another standard practice to deflect any possible criticism: he doesn't work here any more, so why are you asking questions.
The White House said Philip Cooney's sudden departure was totally unrelated to the allegations.
"[Mr Cooney] had accumulated many weeks on leave, and so he decided to resign and take the summer off to spend some time with his family," presidential spokeswoman Erin Healy told AFP news agency.
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