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Nevilledog

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Thu Apr 11, 2024, 02:44 PM Apr 11

RFK Jr. Campaign Fires Staffer Who Said the Quiet Part Out Loud [View all]

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/rfk-fires-staffer-endorsed-trump-reelection-1235002839/

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ROBERT F. KENNEDY Jr.’s campaign has fired one of its campaign officials who recently said her “number one priority” is defeating President Joe Biden, and that Kennedy’s campaign was the “best strategic opportunity to block Biden” from getting reelected over Donald Trump.
On Wednesday, the Kennedy camp quietly announced that Rita Palma had been removed from their roster.

“We terminated her contract for misrepresentation immediately upon seeing the longer video in which she gave an inaccurate job title and described a conversation that did not happen,” Kennedy Campaign Director Amaryllis Fox wrote on X.

On April 5, Palma, presenting herself as a New York state director for the Kennedy campaign, told a group of Republican voters that “the only way that Trump can even [have a] remote possibility of taking New York is if Bobby is on the ballot. If it’s Trump vs. Biden, Biden wins. Biden wins six days, seven days a week. With Bobby in the mix, anything can happen.”

“Whether you support Bobby or Trump, we all oppose Biden,” Palma said. “And my thoughts are that’s the number one priority in the country. I’m going to vote for Bobby. However, if I wake up Nov. 6, and Trump wins, I’m not going to be overly upset. But if Biden wins, we’re all going to be terribly upset because he’s ruining America. And the people that control him are ruining our country.”

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