The Democratic National Committee’s CEO and two other top officials have resigned in the wake of the leaked email controversy that marred the start of the party’s convention last week – in the latest shake-up at party headquarters.
According to a DNC statement, CEO Amy Dacey; chief finance officer Brad Marshall; and communications director Luis Miranda left their jobs on Tuesday.
The resignations mark the latest fallout from the email scandal that forced Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down on the eve of the Philadelphia convention. Those hacked emails exposed what appeared to be a pro-Hillary Clinton bias among top officials who at times disparaged primary rival Bernie Sanders.
Marshall had written the most explosive email, questioning Sanders' Jewish faith and suggesting he could be portrayed as an atheist.
He had written: “… He had skated on saying he has a Jewish heritage. I think I read he is an atheist. This could make several points difference with my peeps. My Southern Baptist peeps would draw a big difference between a Jew and an atheist.”
He has since apologized for the missive.
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