Alabama lawmaker resigning to join Trump administration

May 12, 2020



MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A member of the Alabama House of Representatives says she is resigning to join the Trump administration. 

Rep. April Weaver announced her resignation in a statement Tuesday. Weaver says she is quitting to accept a position with President Donald Trump's administration, but she didn't elaborate. She says she is excited to be able to use her skills and experience on a national level.

Weaver is a Republican who represents parts of Bibb, Chilton and Shelby counties in the House. She was first elected in 2010 and previously worked in hospital administration.