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Detroit Democrat under fire for calling Asian opponent ‘ching-chang’ in anti-immigrant rant

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Detroit residents are calling for Rep. Bettie Cook Scott (D-Detroit) to publicly apologize to her primary election opponent Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) after she made racially insensitive comments about her Asian heritage, reported the Metro Times.

While at the polling precinct Scott told voters not to vote for “ching-chang.” She allegedly called Chang’s volunteers “immigrants” who “don’t belong in the country.”

“These comments are offensive to all Asian-Americans,” Chang told the Metro Times. “It isn’t about me. It’s about an elected official disrespecting entire populations.”

Chang’s husband, Sean Gray, overheard the racial remarks. Gray, a black man, said Scott called him a “fool” for marrying an Asian woman.

“[It] disgusts [me] seeing black people holding signs for these Asians and not supporting their own people,” Scott said according to Gray.

Multiple organizations have stood in solidarity against Scott’s remarks, including the Association of Chinese Americans, the African Bureau of Immigration & Social Affairs, American Citizens for Justice, the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, and Equality Michigan.

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“No elected official or candidate for office, regardless of political affiliation, should use stereotypical imagery or language. The use of these stereotypes is counter to the progress our country has made over past decades to encourage respect for all communities,” Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote said in a statement.

Scott did not respond to a request for comment. During last Tuesday’s primary election, Scott lost with 11 percent of the vote. Chang won the election with 49 percent of the vote.

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Ocasio-Cortez dunks on Liz Cheney again for using Nazi language to defend Trump: ‘Enjoy defending concentration camps’

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Dick Cheney's daughter continued to receive ferocious backlash after she falsely claimed that Donald Trump's tent cities are not "concentration camps."

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) demanded Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) learn history -- while revealing she knew little -- during a Twitter outburst.

“The U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border and that is exactly what they are. … ‘Never Again’ means something ... we need to do something about it," Ocasio-Cortez noted.

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Right-wing radio show ratings tank as host undermines Trump’s ‘promises made, promises kept’ re-election slogan

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The fact Donald Trump's base sticks with him no matter what he does is negatively impacting a conservative radio host attempting to hold the president accountable for his campaign promises.

Michael Alan Weiner, who goes by the stage name Michael Savage, hosts the "Savage Nation" radio show.

The host once praised Trump as the "Winston Churchill of our time" has been criticizing the president recently, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

"Now Mr. Savage is an outlier once again, dismayed more each day as the budget deficit continues to swell, thousands of new migrants are apprehended at the border, and the wall Mr. Trump promised to erect and make Mexico pay for remains unbuilt," The Times explained.

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LISTEN: Here’s the creepy broadcast at Trump’s rally telling supporters the right way to deal with protesters

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida.

Those who entered the venue were treated to a pleasant female voice booming out instructions to protestors — and a creepy warning.

"While we all have the rights to free speech, this is a private event paid for and hosted by Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., and you came to hear the president," said the voice. "To accommodate the right to free speech and peaceful assembly, while ensuring an orderly rally, we have provided a secure area outside the venue for all protesters, and we ask anyone wishing to demonstrate to please exit to that secure area."

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