THU PM Update: Staffer for GOP rep retires after ‘unauthorized’ Kaepernick tweet

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-- A staffer for Republican Barbara Dittrich has retired after a tweet from the lawmaker's account slammed former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick while the Assembly debated his inclusion in a Black History Month resolution.
The staffer, Keith Best, was previously involved in a Twitter issue while working for his former employer, then-Rep. Thomas Weatherston. But the latest incident Tuesday night came in a reply to a thread of tweets some 20 minutes before members ultimately voted to approve a resolution without Kaepernick's ...

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