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    RNC Finance Chair Resigns After Sexual Harassment Exposé

    What happens in Vegas is reverberating in D.C. Casino magnate Steve Wynn, a major GOP donor, resigned as Republican National Committee finance chairman Saturday after a Wall Street Journal investigation alleged a pattern of sexual harassment of massage therapists, manicurists and other casino employees. Democrats were quick to spotlight Wynn’s party connection — echoing Republicans’ October reaction to Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein’ serial sexual harassment and assault claims that launched the #MeToo movement. Wynn thanked President Donald Trump for the chairmanship, but said he didn’t want “this distraction” to impair the party’s success.

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