Dec 11, 2017

RNC official quits over Roy Moore support

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The RNC's seal, pictured in Washington, D.C. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP

Joyce Simmons, a Republican National Committeewoman from Nebraska, resigned from the organization Monday over their financial support of embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore in Alabama, Politico reports.

In an email to colleagues, Simmons wrote, "I strongly disagree with the recent RNC financial support directed to the Alabama Republican Party for use in the Roy Moore race. There is much I could say about this situation, but I will defer to this weekend's comments by Senator Shelby."

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