Luke Ball, the Communications Director for Rep. Matt Gaetz Resigns

Luke Ball, the Communications Director for GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz’s office resigned “out of principle” after his employer faced a federal investigation for sexual misconduct and allegedly raping a minor.

A person familiar with the matter reportedly disclosed the information to NBCNews Capitol Hill Correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell.

Ball has not yet made a formal statement regarding his resignation. 

Ball was recently asked to show the travel records of Gaetz during a Washington Post fact-checking investigation but failed to do so or give an explanation. 

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