Virginia Republicans abandon plan for loyalty oath in March 1 primary

Virginia Republicans abandon plan for loyalty oath in March 1 primary

The Republican Party of Virginia has removed the requirement for the party loyalty pledge. A unanimous vote from the party’s State Central Committee ended the requirement. Many have criticized the oath, including GOP presidential candidate, Donald Trump, saying it deters first-time voters and independents. “We’re delighted,” said Corey Stewart, chairman of Trump’s Virginia campaign. “It