(Detroit News) The Republican National Party's Executive Committee voted to censure embattled committeeman Dave Agema and is calling on the state Republican Party to explore ways to formally remove him from his post.
The vote came Wednesday during RNC's annual winter meeting this week in San Diego. The move to censure him also demanded his resignation.
For more than a year, Agema — who has been blasted for a string of public and social media outbursts that critics have decried as racist and homophobic — has resisted resignation calls from top Republican leaders. Officials have said they don't have the power to remove him, short of a felony conviction.
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