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Tue Sep 11, 2018, 05:56 AM

Kentucky Democrats decry racist tweets by woman featured in GOP ad attacking McGrath

The Kentucky Democratic Party has called attention to racist tweets posted by a woman featured in a Republican television ad that attacks Democratic congressional candidate Amy McGrath.

The Democrats highlighted five tweets by Hannah Thornton, a former office assistant with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, made between 2011 and 2012 in which she used the word “nigga” and said derogatory things about people from Mexico.

Marisa McNee, a spokeswoman for the Kentucky Democratic Party, called the language hateful and said it is a persistent problem with the Republican Party.

“Congressman Barr and Senator McConnell have some serious explaining to do,” McNee said. “These tweets were public, and easily found in just a basic search of her social media. How did she end up working in the office of the Senate Majority Leader and then appearing in ads for Congressman (Andy) Barr?”

Read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article217982865.html

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Tue Sep 11, 2018, 06:19 AM

1. Carr and McConnell then took a brief break from their at-hand task of filling red plastic gas cans

... and loading them into the bed of their pickup, carefully nuzzled among a bountiful load of 6' wooden 'crosses', along with cases of white sheets ... but only long enough to inquire of McNee 'is this some kind of trick question, or what?'

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Tue Sep 11, 2018, 06:53 AM

2. explain?

Nope. They'll brag about it. Off the record, of course.

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