Republican Party staffer Elizabeth Lauten has resigned from her job as communications director for U.S. Rep Steve Fincher, R-Tenn. following her disrespectful Facebook post (then apology) about Sasha and Maila Obama.
There’s been no additional comment on her resignation, other than the fact it happened.
GOP Staffer Elizabeth Lauten tells NBC News she is "resigning today" following her comments about Sasha and Malia Obama
— Alex Moe (@AlexNBCNews) December 1, 2014
Lauten’s rep told NBC News via phone that her departure was already ‘in the works’ — but we can’t say we believe that.