Two members of the Marion County Republican committee resigned on Monday after they flew three Confederate flags from the county GOP's float in a local Independence Day parade on Saturday, the Des Moines Register reported.
Owen and Linda Golay, both members of the Marion County, Iowa, Republicans' central committee, pulled the GOP's parade float behind their truck, from which they hung three Confederate flags. Owen Golay also hung signs detailing the congressional acts that have recognized Confederate veterans. In the float behind the Golays' truck, Republican party members held campaign signs for GOP candidates, including Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) and Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), according to the Des Moines Register.
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