RNC Said to Experience Trump-Related Staff Departures: Politico

Deputy press secretary James Hewitt, spokesman Fred Brown, director of Hispanic media Ruth Guerra, and research analysts Lars Trautman and Colin Spence have left the Republican National Committee, in recent months, with Donald Trump as one of the reasons for their resignations, Politico reports, citing unidentified people familiar.

  • At least three other staff members also left with opposition to Trump as contributing factor: Politico
  • RNC chief strategist and communications director Sean Spicer acknowledged some staffers may have left in part because of Trump; he termed them relative “handful of people” in organization of ~250 staffers on RNC’s payroll and 460 more in the field: Politico

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