Arizona Republican Party Chairman Jeff DeWit announced he would step down as head of the party after audio of him allegedly attempting to bribe Kari Lake to not run for Senate was released on Tuesday.
The audio featured DeWit asking Lake what price she would take to not enter the Senate race, which she is now running in. Lake said that DeWit should resign in the aftermath of leak.
DeWit announced on Wednesday that he would be stepping down in a lengthy statement accusing Lake of leaking the recording herself.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement from Chairman @JeffDeWitAZ
— Arizona Republican Party (@AZGOP) January 24, 2024
“This is all such a distraction to that mission that I am doing