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Mich. GOP 'payoff' claim revealed after private talks; Allegations made nearly 2 weeks before public party race claims

Feb 13, 2021 - The Detroit News

Lansing - The claim that the Michigan Republican Party's new chairman, Ron Weiser, previously used $200,000 in party funds to lure a 2018 secretary of state candidate out of the race became public after weeks of behind-the-scenes discussions that featured high-ranking GOP officials.

On Jan. 22, nearly two weeks before then-Chairwoman Laura Cox went public with her allegation, Cox sent a letter to Weiser, contending that the former chairman who won another term on Saturday, had waged a "cam...