GOP Rep calls on primary opponent to condemn campaign surrogate's racist video
Added 06-04-20 11:57:02pm EST - “Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) called on his primary opponent Bob Good to condemn a video containing racist and homophobic remarks made by Good's campaign surrogate circulating social media on Thursday.? ?” - Thehill.com
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Rep. Denver RigglemanDenver RigglemanHouse GOP to launch China probes beyond COVID-19 House defeats effort to prevent stimulus checks for undocumented immigrants McCarthy unveils new GOP-led China task force MORE (R-Va.) called on his primary opponent Bob Good to condemn a video containing racist and homophobic remarks made by Good’s campaign surrogate circulating social media on Thursday.
In the video, former Greene County Supervisor Eddie Deane can be heard using homophobic slurs and making controversial comments about white supremacy.
Deane told CBS 19, a CBS affiliate based in Charlottesville, Va., he posted the video to Facebook in 2017 in response to a Black Lives Matter protest that closed down a lane of Route 29.
"You had a black man in the president [sic] for eight years and you're crying foul, or white supremacy? You give the devil an inch, and he'll be your ruler. These minorities will not be satisfied," Deane said in the video, which was first reported by CBS 19 News.
"They're a bunch of queers and that's the word I used years ago, that's what I use now. They're strange people, and they want your rights and you cannot appease them."
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