Gay Aide To Romney Resigns Amid Backlash

Richard Grenell, an openly gay aide to Mitt Romney, left the GOP presidential campaign amid a backlash about his sexual orientation.

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    LOS ANGELES — The tenure of an openly gay spokesman for Mitt Romney’s campaign lasted less than two weeks. On April 19, Romney’s campaign announced it had hired Richard Grenell, 45, as its foreign policy spokesman. On Tuesday, Grenell tendered his ...
    05/2/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Gay Romney Aide Resigns
    Mitt Romney’s foreign policy spokesman Richard Grenell resigned Tuesday afternoon, and the fact that he is openly gay appears to have been at least part of the reason. Grenell, who was living in California with his longtime partner, served during the ...
    05/2/2012 - 5:30 am | View Link
  • Mitt Romney aide Richard Grenell resigns under fire from anti-gay conservatives
    WASHINGTON- Republican Mitt Romney’s foreign policy spokesman, Richard Grenell, has resigned after only a brief stint on Romney’s presidential campaign. The Washington Post reported that the openly gay Grenell had been hounded from the campaign by anti ...
    05/2/2012 - 4:33 am | View Link
  • Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality
    Richard Grenell, whom Mitt Romney chose last month as his presidential campaign’s national security and foreign policy spokesman, stepped down from his post Tuesday, suggesting that the conservative backlash over his sexuality prevented him from being ...
    05/1/2012 - 10:25 pm | View Link
  • Richard Grenell, openly gay Romney aide, resigns after backlash
    Grenell, left, with then-U.N. Ambassador John Bolton in 2006 (Osamu Honda/AP) An openly gay Republican operative hired as Mitt Romney's foreign policy spokesman has abruptly resigned from the campaign, suggesting the focus on his personal life had become a ...
    05/1/2012 - 6:20 pm | View Link
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