Update: 2:31 p.m.
A report says that leadership at the Milwaukee 2020 Democratic National Convention Host Committee created a “toxic and unstable” place to work in, according to a letter sent by women employees there. That has led to an investigation into the DNC 2020 committee’s top executives.
TMJ4 received a letter from what it says are senior women from the DNC host committee, saying that Adam Alonso “consistently bullied and intimidated staff members,” with such action “primarily directed at the women on staff.”
Read the letter below as posted on TMJ4, or click here to read the raw letter.
Two of the top members of the DNC 2020 Host Committee are on paid leave amid allegations of a toxic work environment.
The Journal Sentinel reports Committee Chair Liz Gilbert and Chief of Staff Adam Alonso were put on leave Monday.
The law firm Foley and Lardner is conducting the probe.
Former DNC staffers tell the paper the culture was “rife with power struggles, backbiting and mismanagement.”
The DNC is now less than six months away.
Journal Sentinel reporter Dan Bice joined Wisconsin’s Morning News for much more on this story. Listen to the full interview in the player above.