GOP Staffer Elizabeth Lauten Resigns Following Comments About Sasha, Malia Obama

Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey “Cheese” during the annual ceremony in the Grand Foyer of the White House on November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. From left: Cole Cooper, who raised the turkey, his father National Turkey Federation Chairman Gary Cooper, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Lauten, the communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), resigned Monday following a Facebook post that criticized Malia and Sasha Obama’s appearance at the annual White House turkey pardon ceremony, according to NBC News.
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According to screenshots posted by Gawker on Saturday, Lauten wrote to the first daughters, asking them to “try showing a little class”:
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