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General News    H3'ed 11/18/16

Trump is stocking his administration with white nationalists

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On Friday, Trump announced that Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is his choice for Attorney General. Former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn will be his National Security Adviser. Sessions has referred to the 1965 Voting Rights Act as a “piece of intrusive legislation” and reportedly suggested that a white lawyer might be a “disgrace to his race” because he represented black clients. The NAACP routinely gives him an “F” on its congressional scorecard. Shortly after the Flynn and Sessions picks were announced, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke celebrated the news on Twitter. Anyone who thought that Bannon’s elevation was an isolated occurrence, or that he would be a marginal figure in the new regime, should know better by now. The doctrine of the Trump administration will be white nationalism.

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