Republican Challenging Maxine Waters Is Using a White Supremacist Platform To Promote His Campaign
Republican challenging Maxine Waters is using a white supremacist platform to promote his campaign
Edwin Duterte, a California Republican who has announced he will challenge Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) next year for her seat in Congress, is promoting his campaign through his paid profile on a social media platform tailored to white supremacists.
Duterte, a real estate investment adviser with no experience in politics, set up a paid, verified profile on Gab.ai, a social network that has become popular among white nationalists and neo-Nazis who are banned from other platforms. In an introduction post in October, Duterte used the popular “GabFam” hashtag and called his opponent in California’s 43rd district — a prominent …