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RFK Jr. Staffer Fired After Admitting Campaign Aims to Help Trump Win in November

HeadlineApr 11, 2024

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has fired a staffer after she publicly said Kennedy is running as an independent presidential candidate in part to help Donald Trump win in November. Rita Palma, who served as Kennedy’s New York state director, was recently filmed describing how President Biden could fail to reach the needed 270 electoral votes if Kennedy managed to win in a state like New York.

Rita Palma: “The Kennedy voter and the Trump voter, the enemy — our mutual enemy is Biden. Give those 28 electoral votes to Bobby rather than to Biden, thereby reducing Biden’s 270. And we all know how that works, right? Two seventy wins the election? If you don’t get to 270, if nobody gets to 270, then Congress picks the president. So, who are they going to pick? Who are they going to pick, if it’s a Republican Congress? They’ll pick Trump. So we’re rid of Biden either way.”

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