(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain responded to the departure of two top staff members Tuesday, brushing off reports they left because he was not willing to invest enough in the early primary state of New Hampshire.
"I would say that that assessment is incorrect," Cain said on CNN's "Newsroom." "I am very heavily committed to New Hampshire. I have also been to New Hampshire about 14 times since the beginning of the year."
Departed staffer Matt Murphy was his New Hampshire state director and Jim Zeiler was regional director. Their resignations were first reported by the New Hampshire Union Leader Monday.
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