Report: Progress Kentucky Treasurer Resigned After McConnell Recording

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April 11, 2013 12:59 p.m.

The treasurer of Progress Kentucky, a liberal group accused of recording a private campaign strategy session held by aides of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, resigned soon after Mother Jones published the audio on Tuesday.

“At this time based on advice of both friends and counsel, I will be not be making a public statement available until everything has been reviewed by an attorney at this time,” Douglas L. Davis told NBC News on Thursday. “I have resigned my position as treasurer and did not and do not condone any allegations of illegal activity that might have taken place.”

Asked by NBC News if Shawn Reilly and Curtis Morrison, the founders of the group, did indeed make the recording as claimed by local Democratic official Jacob Conway, Davis said, “I can’t comment.”

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