WASHINGTON (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn has resigned as finance chairman of the Republican National Committee amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault.
Wynn has been a prolific Republican donor and led the RNC’s fundraising efforts during President Donald Trump’s first year.READ MORE: Dallas Police Department Investigating After Anthony Dixon, 19, Killed
RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said in a statement Saturday that she accepted Wynn’s resignation.
The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that a number of women said they were harassed or assaulted by Wynn, the chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts.READ MORE: Sheriff: Child's Skeletal Remains, 3 Abandoned Siblings Found In Apartment
Wynn has denied the allegations.
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