Hotelmagnaat Steve Wynn is left as treasurer of the Republican National Committee (RNC) on Saturday, the Republican party office, after dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct against him were raised.
‘Today I have the resignation accepted of Steve Wynn as treasurer of the RNC, ” said partijvoorzitster Ronna McDaniel in a press release.
The announcement comes a day after the Wall Street Journal had written that the newspaper dozens of people interviewed who Wynn accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour. Some were former employees who said that they pressured to have sex with them. One victim, a manicuurster, said to the newspaper that Wynn pressured her to strip naked and on a massage table to lie down in his private suite. Later, she received a sum of $ 7.5 million in order to come to a settlement in a lawsuit, wrote the newspaper.
The Wall Street Journal spoke with more than 150 former employees. Masseuses would by Wynn, are forced to for a tip of $ 1,000 sexual acts. Multiple female employees fabricated events to include meetings with Wynn.
The billionaire denied the accusations and said to the newspaper that the allegations of the initiative were of his ex-wife Elaine Wynn. He would be with her wrapped up in a ‘horrible and dirty’ scheidingszaak.
Wynn, Saturday, 76 years of age, is a well-known name in Las Vegas, Nevada. He built some of the most excessive casino-hotels. He is also the owner of two casinos in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau. Wynn, whose president Donald Trump said that he was a ‘good friend’ was during the election campaign of 2016, and was treasurer of the RNC since the beginning of 2017.
His property is estimated at $ 3.7 billion. The allegations, ensured that the shares of Wynn Resorts in the sale went. The share of delivered Friday, nearly 10 per cent of market capitalisation, after the news bekendraakte.