Keith Ellison Resigns from the DNC to Focus on ‘New Job’
Keith Ellison officially stepped down from his post at the Democratic National Committee this week; resigning from the DNC to focus on his new job as the Attorney General for the state of Minnesota.
DNC Chair Tom Perez released a statement confirming Ellison’s decision, saying “Minnesotans will have a full-time champion fighting for affordable health care, a fair economy, and opportunity for all.”
NEW… Tom Perez just emailed this note, saying Keith Ellison has stepped down from DNC to focus on his new job as atty gen of Minnesota. pic.twitter.com/Rximb5eeQt
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) November 8, 2018
Despite accusations of domestic abuse from his former girlfriend, Ellison defeated Republican Doug Wardlow Tuesday night to become Minnesota’s next Attorney General.