05/26/16

Standing On Principle – Young Republicans Communications Chair Quits Over Trump

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Katrina Jorgensen

Katrina Jorgensen, the Communications Chair of the Young Republicans, resigned this week because she could not back Donald Trump, which is what the Republican Party is now doing. That took a lot of guts and I deeply admire her principles. Would you be willing to walk from your job or position because you felt this strongly over your principles? I would, but I don’t think there are many out there that would follow suit.

As of today, Donald Trump now has the delegates to be the Republican Party nominee. For Katrina to have stayed where she was, she would have had to promote Trump and support him per the Party. She couldn’t do that and instead, followed her conscience.

Here is the letter of resignation that Jorgensen submitted:

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