Perry Resumes Paying Some Staffers, but Loses Iowa Chairman

August 25, 2015 2:02 AM

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Rick Perry's presidential campaign said Monday it had started to again pay some staffers who lost their salaries earlier this month amid sluggish fundraising — but the operation's Iowa director has already moved on.

Sam Clovis, who served as Perry's Iowa state chairman, said he was leaving because the campaign was in transition and future compensation was uncertain. He also insisted, though, that it was about more than the money.

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