University of Michigan Board of Regents pass censure, call for resignation of Ron Weiser

DETROIT – The University of Michigan Board of Regents passed a resolution on Friday to censure and ask for the resignation of fellow regent and Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ron Weiser after controversial comments made at a Republican Party event. After the introduction of a resolution by Board Chair Denise Ilitch condemning Weiser’s comments and calling for his resignation, Weiser accepted responsibility but refused to step down. “I regret my poorly chosen words that were offhand remarks made at a private Republican Party meeting,” said Weiser, the lone Republican on the board. “I pledge…

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HEDGE accordingly