Posted by Brandon Jarvis
John Whitbeck resigned his position atop the Republican party of Virginia. Many people are speculating that he does not want to endure a 4-month Corey Stewart for Senate campaign. Stewart has likened himself to Trump, saying multiple times that he was Trump before Trump.
The Republicans have had little success under Whitbeck, losing all statewide elections the past 5 years and nearly losing the General Assembly for the first time in decades. Whitbeck told the governing members of the party that other political oppurtunities have presented themselves and he would like to pursue them.
Read Whitbeck’s statement below.