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Denver mayoral candidate deletes social media accounts after committing ‘triple crown’ of racial gaffes

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A Denver mayoral candidate has completely erased her social media presence after committing what one local reporter described as a “triple crown” of race-related gaffes.

Kyle Clark, a reporter at local news station 9News, reports that Denver mayoral candidate Jamie Giellis went on a mass-deletion spree of her social media accounts this week after she made a string of race-related gaffes.

First, Giellis could not identify what the initials for the N.A.A.C.P. — the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — stand for during an interview on a local radio station.

Just hours later, Giellis’ campaign advertised a “tacos and lowriders” fundraiser at a Mexican restaurant.

And shortly after that, social media owners found an old Giellis tweet in which she questioned why “so many cities feel it necessary to have a ‘Chinatown.'”

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After all this, Giellis quickly deleted her entire Twitter account, followed shortly after by her Instagram account.

“In 24 hours, Denver mayoral challenger [Giellis] had a sort of Triple Crown of race-related issues, backtracking on or deleting comments related to African Americans, Latinos, and Asians,” Clark commented on Twitter.


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Democrat moves to impeach Trump immediately following House condemning president’s racism

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Immediately following the House of Representatives voting to condemn racist remarks by President Donald Trump, a Democrat introduced a privileged motion to impeach the president.

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) gave an impassioned speech to begin impeachment proceedings for Trump committing high crimes and misdemeanors.

"Therefore, Donald John Trump, by causing such harm to the society of the United States, is unfit to be president and warrants impeachment, trial and removal from office," he said.

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Trump ‘reached into the Genesis chapter of the bigot’s bible’ to attack the Squad: journalist

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House of Representatives votes for resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s racism

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President Donald Trump was condemned by the House of Representatives on Tuesday for his racist attacks on young women of color in Congress.

The resolution was passed with the support of every Democrat. The final vote was 240-187.

The text said "Trump’s racist comments have legitimized fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color."

The resolved that the body "strongly condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color by saying that our fellow Americans who are immigrants, and those who may look to the President like immigrants, should “go back” to other countries, by referring to immigrants and asylum seekers as “invaders,” and by saying that Members of Congress who are immigrants (or those of our colleagues who are wrongly assumed to be immigrants) do not belong in Congress or in the United States of America."

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