GOP Chair Talks Ellison Smear Incident Days After Republican Apology


GOP Chair Talks Ellison Smear Incident Days After Republican Apology

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning, days after the party had to apologize for an anti-Muslim Facebook post attacking Congressman Keith Ellison.
The offensive post featured racist, off-color comments and an image of Ellison, who is Muslim and black, and was posted on the party’s official 7th Congressional District Facebook page. The Facebook post was up for several hours Monday night before it was deleted. The party responsible for the post was not identified, but was asked to resign immediately.

The Facebook post showed Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison posing with …

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