Political Insider: Veteran consultant leaves James Craig's campaign

Craig Mauger
The Detroit News

Well-known political consultant John Yob has left Republican James Craig's campaign for Michigan governor, a potential sign of internal struggle for the former Detroit police chief.

In a statement, Yob, who had once been described as Craig's chief adviser, said he didn't agree with the direction that the candidate "wanted to go in the future, and therefore, it made sense to step aside and allow him the space to build a team that is willing to strategize and implement his vision for the campaign."

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