World News: 18:52 GMT Tuesday 30th July 2019. [Stock Market via SPi World News]
A mass departure of top aides shook House Democrats' campaign arm Tuesday, an exodus prompted by complaints from Hispanic and black lawmakers that the organization's staff lacked diversity. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said in a statement late Monday that she had 'fallen short' and promised to 'work tirelessly to ensure that our staff is truly inclusive.' Executive Director Allison Jaslow announced her departure and a DCCC aide said five other senior aides had also resigned. The tumult comes in a period when race has become a partisan battlefield, following a series of Twitter attacks by President Donald Trump on House Democrats of color.
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