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Deputy Press Secretary

Phone: (202) ***-****  
Email: r***@***.org
Local Address:  Washington , District of Columbia , United States
Republican National Committee
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Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20003
United States

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Blog Bash, 2 Mar 2015 [cached]
Raffi Williams, RNC
Raffi Williams, RNC
Raffi Williams, RNC
RNC spokesman Raffi Williams ..., 21 April 2014 [cached]
RNC spokesman Raffi Williams added, "President Obama may be content to take a victory lap, but Americans are still left with more questions than answer when it comes to the true impact of ObamaCare.
Raffi Williams is the ..., 31 Mar 2014 [cached]
Raffi Williams is the Deputy Press Secretary of the Republican National Committee (RNC). On Twitter yesterday, when he attempted to engage a senior digital editor at EBONY about the importance of objectivity and diversity of thought in the political arena, he was dismissed out-of-hand as nothing more than "a white dude" for his unsolicited opinions. The problem? He is an African-American. And as expected, the conversation spiraled out of control from there.
Williams (who I interviewed here for a magazine feature on GOP outreach efforts, which I co-wrote with my colleague Amanda Muñoz) appeared on The Ed Morrissey Show yesterday to discuss exactly what went down:
You can read the full Twitter exchange over at Twitchy and, as Williams put it during the interview, the editor's "half-hearted apology. Meanwhile, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus isn't backing down; he's putting additional pressure on EBONY to issue an apology.
Here's an excerpt from the open letter he wrote to the magazine's editor-in-chief:
That staffer, our Deputy Press Secretary Raffi Williams, is black.
Raffi deserves an apology from Ms. Lemieux and from EBONY-not just for making assumptions about his race but more importantly for dismissing black Republicans and the validity of their opinions in public discourse.
Raffi Williams, Deputy Press ..., 29 April 2014 [cached]
Raffi Williams, Deputy Press Secretary, Republican National Committee
Raffi is Raffi Williams is Deputy Press Secretary at the Republican National Committee where he handles youth press and conservative press. He has been named one of the "10 Black Republicans You Probably Don't Know But Should" by Black Enterprise Magazine and has been profiled by Buzzfeed, BET and the Grio. Prior to working for the RNC, Raffi worked for the Republican Study Committee as the Deputy Communications Director, and was the Communications Director at Benishek for Congress.
43. Raphael "Raffi" Williams - deputy ..., 18 Feb 2015 [cached]
43. Raphael "Raffi" Williams - deputy press secretary, RNC
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