Ex-RNC spox hits RNC chair's 'weak sauce' statement on Wynn resignation

Former Republican National Committee (RNC) spokesman Doug Heye tore into Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel on Saturday over her statement on Steve Wynn's resignation.

Heye called McDaniel's statement "weak sauce" in a tweet, after she issued a statement on Wynn's decision to resign from the committee after sexual assault allegations against him emerged this week.

"The RNC chair’s statement re Wynn is the very definition of 'weak sauce,' " Heye said in a tweet. 

"I was tougher on the committee when the finance dept had a dumb PowerPoint comparing Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidSenate heads home to campaign after deal on Trump nominees GOP has always been aggressive in trying to weaponize the system of judicial nominations Republicans come full circle with Supreme Court battle to the end MORE to Scooby-Doo," he continued. 

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"A female chair can’t say 'The RNC stands with women'?! No doubt the comms shop got rolled."  

Wynn tendered his resignation on Saturday after The Wall Street Journal on Friday detailed allegations against the hotel mogul going back decades. 

McDaniel on Saturday issued the RNC's first response to the matter since the reports surfaced. 

"Today I accepted Steve Wynn’s resignation as Republican National Committee Finance Chair," the statement said. 

The statement does not mention the allegations against Wynn or the money he has donated to the RNC. 

Democrats have noted that Republicans were quick to call out Democratic lawmakers and say that the party should return donations from filmmaker Harvey Weinstein when a wave of sexual misconduct allegations emerged against him in the fall. 

"In the exact words of RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielElection Countdown: Cruz, O'Rourke fight at pivotal point | Ryan hitting the trail for vulnerable Republicans | Poll shows Biden leading Dem 2020 field | Arizona Senate debate tonight Dem senator says 'we're not in a court of law' when asked about presumption of innocence for Kavanaugh RNC Chair: Dem senator 'doesn't believe in the presumption of innocence for conservatives' MORE, ‘If you stand for treating women well and you stand for the respect of women, you shouldn't take money from somebody who treated women with the absolute highest level of disrespect,’ ” Democratic National Committee deputy communications director Sabrina Singh said on Friday.