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 - 6:00 pm | View Link
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    A national security spokesman for the Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney resigned yesterday, saying critics had questioned his conservatism because he is gay. Richard Grenell, who is openly gay, joined Mr Romney's campaign late last month.
    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 - 5:50 am | View Link
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    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 - 6:22 pm | View Link
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    Richard Grenell, a long time Republican hired by Mitt Romney's campaign as a foreign policy spokesman, resigned today. Grenell's hiring made news less than two weeks ago, because Grenell is openly gay. The New York Times reports Grenell's abrupt ...
    05/1/2012 - 10:56 am | View Link
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