Keith Ellison Is Considering Stepping Down As Deputy Chair Of The DNC

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Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota revealed Wednesday he might not continue serving as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee in an interview with WCCO Radio in Minneapolis.


Ellison was interviewed on The Morning News With Dave Lee.

“You know, I have been thinking about that, I’m starting to wonder whether I have, you know … I’ve been evaluating that recently and we’ll see. I need to put 100 percent of my time, energy and resources into the race and into my office and so that’s something I’m taking consideration on,” Ellison said.

He continued, “I put it like this though, I will be a hundred and ten percent for Minnesota all the time, every time without fail and so that is something that we’re beginning to evaluate right now.”

Ellison is currently running for Minnesota Attorney General despite being accused of domestic violence by an ex-girlfriend. The investigation into the allegations recently concluded, ruling them unsubstantiated because the woman refused to turn over a video of the congressman hitting her. (RELATED: Karen Monahan Shares Why She Won’t Release Alleged Ellison Abuse Video)

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