January 2015

January 6th, 2015
Written by Nedra Pickler -... in Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
In this Nov. 18, 2014 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, right, with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a House GOP caucus meeting. Scalise acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists. Now he is the third-highest ranked House Republican in Washington.
Racism and the Republican Party, is there fire where there is smoke? The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago, saying who the Republicans have in leadership "says a lot about who they are." White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest repeatedly said Steve Scalise once described himself as "...