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Trump-loving Mississippi Republican sued over shockingly racist comments against black employees

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A Mississippi Republican candidate has been sued by three former employees over his alleged racist comments in the workplace.

Kendall Prewett, a candidate for DeSoto County supervisor who claims he worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, has been sued for Title VII violations under the Civil Rights Act by three black men who once worked for his company, reported WHBQ-TV.

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which filed the federal court suit in Memphis, said Prewett harassed the men and subjected them to unfair working conditions at Prewett Enterprises.

“Are you Whoopi Goldberg?” Prewett asked on man, according to the complaint. “Why do all you black people have to have dreads?”

One of the men, Sirell Scott, said Prewett ordered him to move some drums filled with hazardous materials from a pickup truck, and then snapped when he asked for gloves.

“You been working in a plantation, boy,” Prewett said, according to Scott.

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Prewett then allegedly threatened to put Scott in the “fry tank,” which held hazardous materials and smelled bad, on another occasion.

“Y’all used to sleep with the pigs,” Prewett said, according to Scott.

Scott said Prewett made a shockingly racist comment when he asked why Prewett Enterprises took money from a black co-worker’s paycheck to cover scratches on a company truck.

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“N*gger, shut the f*ck up,” Prewett said, according to Scott.

Scott declined to comment on camera because the litigation was pending, and Prewett did not respond to requests for comment.

The Trump campaign has not commented on Prewett role, but his Facebook profile photo shows him standing next to Trump in early 2016.

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White House personnel chief delivers a new blow to Trump: Top DHS candidates are not legally qualified

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President Donald Trump's quest to find an acting replacement for departed Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen was dealt a significant blow on Monday.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the White House personnel office chief Sean Doocey has informed the president that he doesn't believe either of his top two picks are legally qualified to hold the position.

As the Journal notes, "federal statute that governs vacancies states that acting officials in cabinet-level positions must either be next in line for a position or hold a Senate-confirmed position." Neither Ken Cuccinelli, who heads the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, nor Mark Morgan, who leads Customs and Border Protection, meet those standards, Doocey determined.

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CNBC reporter laments ‘very sad’ decline of Trump: ‘We just heard 20 minutes of nonsense’

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Trump's remarks to the press came during a cabinet meeting where he defended his decision to pull troops out of Syria and insisted that the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution is "phony."

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Trump went off the rails at Monday’s cabinet meeting — here are the 5 craziest moments

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President Donald Trump went on a rampage during his Monday cabinet meeting in which he launched multiple broadsides against his political opponents.

The president's latest public tirade came as he is facing increased pressure from House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, as well as criticism from members of his own party over abandoning America's Kurdish allies and trying to award his own business a massive government contract to host next year's G7 summit.

Below are the craziest moments from Trump's off-the-rails Cabinet meeting.

1.) Trump claims that he deserves personal credit for capturing Islamic State fighters.

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