GOP Campaign Leaders On Secret Twitter Accounts: We Didn’t Know!

Two House Republicans who lead the National Republican Campaign Committee were pretty short in response to questions about whether they knew of secret twitter accounts being used to pass internal polling information between committees and super PACs. They said they had no idea.

The denials come after CNN’s report on Monday which said that at least two twitter accounts were being used to pass the internal polls. Direct coordination between committees and super PACs is illegal.

There was National Republican Campaign Committee chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) who told CNN on Tuesday “I don’t know anything about it.”

Walden said he would look into the matter but didn’t sound like it was a priority at the top of his list.

And then there was Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the vice chairman of the NRCC in charge of digital operations.

“I don’t know anything about it,” Chaffetz said.

The Twitter accounts were publicly available for anyone to see
but the information was presented in a way where someone would have to
know what they were looking for and how to interpret the numbers to make
any sense of it.

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