(NBC NEWS) -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said Saturday that he had fired his chief of staff after receiving allegations of improper conduct.
Rubio said in a statement that he had “sufficient evidence” to conclude that his chief of staff had “violated office policies regarding proper relations between a supervisor and their subordinates." Clint Reed, who has been identified as the senator's chief of staff, first began working for Rubio as his Iowa state director in October 2015.
“I further concluded that this led to actions which in my judgement amounted to threats to withhold employment benefits,” Rubio said.
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