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GOP's #MeToo moment

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Wynn has been accused of sexual assault. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon / Bloomberg via Getty Images

This week, the RNC cut ties with billionaire Steve Wynn after he was accused of sexual harassment and assault, and Sen. Marco Rubio promptly fired his chief of staff for inappropriate workplace conduct.

The big picture: Wynn and Reed aren’t the first prominent Republicans to be accused of sexual misconduct, but both faced swift and public consequences as the GOP has its #MeToo moment.