Republican Strategist Who Warned GOP They Need Latinos Quits The Party Over Trump

by ESTHER YU-HSI LEE – A longtime adviser to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush — and the co-author of the Republican National Committee’s infamous 2012 “autopsy report” that focused on making inroads with Latino voters — has left the Republican Party. She cited the nomination of Donald Trump, who she calls a “misogynist” and a “bigot,” as her reason. Sally Bradshaw, who has advised both Bush and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, officially switched her registration to unaffiliated. She told CNN that she would vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton if the presidential race in Florida is close, though she also suggested that she may vote for Gary Johnson or a write-in candidate. “This is a time when country has to take priority over political parties. Donald Trump cannot be elected president,” Bradshaw wrote in an email interview with CNN. “This election cycle is a test,” Bradshaw said....

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