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Gov. Candidate Whitmer boots campaign manager for inappropriate conduct

Posted at 8:28 AM, Feb 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-16 09:41:06-05

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer's campaign manager is out because of reports of inappropriate behavior.

In a statement Whitmer said she received a credible report that Keenan Pontoni engaged in inappropriate behavior in the workplace a number of years ago. She says she asked for, and received his resignation immediately.

Statement: "Yesterday, I received a credible report that a number of years ago, my campaign manager engaged in inappropriate behavior with people in the workplace and for that reason I have asked for and received his resignation effective immediately."

Pontoni had been running Whitmer's campaign since August. Whitmer is not releasing any further details.

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Dana Sherry has been named interim campaign manager.