The sternly worded letter calls to mind, with original emphasis, that Rice called on the president to resign as well. "President Biden told the American people just a few weeks ago that the ‘buck stops with him.’ I agree, and he should resign. But we all know that will not happen. Therefore, the question I wanted to ask in each of your briefings (before your urgent departure) was: When will you three resign?" He goes on to later ask in the letter to "Please do the honorable thing."
Rice's letter also called out the administration in other memorable ways: