NBC News reports:
An official spokesperson for Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is out of a job, days after his tweets — including some critical of former President Donald Trump — became fodder for LaRose’s political opponents.
Rob Nichols, a veteran Republican communications operative who had served as press secretary for LaRose’s office, was fired because of the tweets Tuesday, three sources with knowledge of the situation told NBC News.
The firing comes at a turbulent time for LaRose, who is also a GOP Senate candidate. He is fresh off being the face of a losing ballot issue that would have raised the threshold for amending the Ohio Constitution months and jeopardized an abortion-rights measure up for a vote in November.
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A current Senior Comms staffer for Ohio Senate candidate @FrankLaRose just deleted his entire account on here, after he was exposed for repeatedly attacking Trump over the past several months. Frank the Fraud and his entire RINO team have always been anti-Trump. pic.twitter.com/RYjYO9Qzph
— Andrew Surabian (@Surabees) August 14, 2023
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