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Heller Turning Wynn Money Over to Charity

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Wynn Resorts shaken by misconduct claims against founder

Billionaire Steve Wynn quits as Republican finance chief amid sexual assault claims

Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday that if the allegations of sexual misconduct by casino employees against Steve Wynn are true then the developer would be unsuitable to hold a casino license in MA, but his condemnation came with one major caveat.

"Today I accepted Steve Wynn's resignation as Republican National Committee finance chair", said RNC chair Ronna Romney McDaniel, Politico reported. Trump skipped the event, staying in Washington as a partial government shutdown unfolded.

In a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Wynn Macau Ltd said it would "cooperate fully with any requests" made to the company by DICJ.

The Republican Governors Association, formerly led by Gov. Scott Walker, also said Monday it would be returning $100,000 that Wynn Resorts made to the organization in this election cycle, but that it wouldn't be able to return funds from past cycles that have already been spent. Wynn has called the sexual assault claims "preposterous".

"Since the beginning, my support for Wynn in Everett stemmed from the job opportunities, economic growth, and development of the unusable contaminated land, all of which would positively impact our community and region for years to come", he said. Wynn stepped down from that role over the weekend.

"Steve Wynn is probably the most well-known gaming executive in the country, if not world".

Wynn, who turned 76 on Saturday, built the Bellagio, Encore, Mirage and Treasure Island in Las Vegas.

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Wynn said the Journal article was the "continued work of my ex-wife Elaine Wynn, with whom I am involved in a awful and nasty lawsuit in which she is seeking a revised settlement"'. In his book "Trump: The Art of the Deal", Trump said, "Wynn is very slick and smooth, but he's also a very unusual guy".

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now called for two other Republican groups to return donations it received from Wynn. Ted Cruz (Tex.), Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Patrick J. Toomey (Pa.), have benefited from his cash. Mr Wynn has denied the allegations featured in the article.

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he plans to give money he had received from Wynn to a Wisconsin charity, while Sen.

In October, McDaniel tweeted that if the Democratic National Committee "truly stands up for women like they say they do, then returning Weinstein's dirty money should be a no-brainer". Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) but first faces a primary against Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.).

Wynn's home-state senator Dean Heller, who is running for re-election this year, is donating the $5,400 his campaign received last year from the casino mogul to a yet-determined charity, campaign aides said Monday. And many believe that this could be detrimental to Wynn Resorts, as the businessman has been deeply involved in its day-to-day operations since it was founded.

A spokesman for Johnson said his campaign will be donating $5,400 it received from to a charity that helps domestic abuse victims in Oshkosh.

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