WHOA: Elizabeth Warren has fired one of her top staffers for ‘inappropriate behavior’
Breaking news from the Dem campaign trail where Elizabeth Warren fired national organizing director Rich McDaniel over “inappropriate behavior”:
Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has fired national organizing director Rich McDaniel after an investigation into allegations of what it called “inappropriate behavior.”
McDaniel has locked down his Twitter account. https://t.co/9NIAPlBDoL
— Scott Bixby (@scottbix) October 4, 2019
Politico doesn’t give a hint to what actually happened, but it was serious enough that team Warren brought in outside counsel to investigate:
“Over the past two weeks, senior campaign leadership received multiple complaints regarding inappropriate behavior by Rich McDaniel,” Warren campaign spokesperson Kristen Orthman said in a statement https://t.co/GGqQDRiZWd
— Christopher Cadelago (@ccadelago) October 4, 2019
Yes, we *would* like to know more:
Attorney Kate Kimpel conducted the investigation through her firm KK Advising. She is also the co-founder of Ramona Strategies. I have asked the campaign several follow-ups and will update when I hear back.
— Alex Thompson (@AlxThomp) October 4, 2019
Editor’s note: We’ve fixed a typo in the headline.