Democrats Show Support for a Newly Minted Trump Official from Georgia

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Attorney Ashley Bell, Bell & Washington LLPThe Atlanta Journal reports that in an unusual bipartisan show of support, six state Senate Democrats sponsored a resolution to commend Ashley Bell, a Democrat-turned-Republican from Georgia who now works for the Donald Trump administration. The measure was adopted without debate.

Senate Resolution 333 praises Bell’s “determination, intelligence and work ethic” in rising from Hall County commissioner, as a Democrat, to become the highest-ranking African-American official at the Republican National Committee during the 2016 presidential campaign. Bell, who joined the GOP in 2010, now has a post at the U.S. State Department.

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