I have no authority to ban, and otherwise being a dick, I have decided to resign.
Before the investigations get too far along. Now please leave me alone."
The jerk who'll be taking over the position is just as big a dirtbag, but just maybe the blowup on this will make him cautious. We'll see.
Overall it's a good thing; the bastard should never have been confirmed in the position in the first place with his background.