RNC chief of staff quits

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RNC chief of staff Ken McKay has resigned from the national committee a week after improper expenditures came to light, a top GOP source tells Hotline OnCall.

McKay had been on the job about a year. His exit is the latest moment of fallout in a scandal that took on an outsized role after [intlink id=”713040″ type=”post”]The Daily Caller reported last week[/intlink] that the RNC had spent $2K at a Los Angeles nightclub, an expense that drew criticism from social conservatives.

[intlink id=”718793″ type=”post”]McKay fired the staffer[/intlink] who made the expense. Still, RNC chair Michael Steele, who has faced a week of [intlink id=”752703″ type=”post”]criticism[/intlink] for the incident, felt more had to be done.

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