Republican National Committee chief of staff Ken McKay has resigned, according to reports:
McKay’s resignation appears to be. . .an attempt by Steele and the broader RNC to show donors worried about the stability of the committee that changes ares being made. McKay will be replaced by Mike Leavitt, a longtime party operative. Politico first reported the news of McKay’s departure.
McKay was named to his post following a successful run in Rhode Island where he managed Gov. Don Carcieri’s 2002 and 2006 races and served as the governor’s chief of staff in the early part of Carcieri Administration.