Steve Scalise, House majority whip, admits he spoke at a white nationalist summit in 2002

Steve Scalise, House majority whip, admits he spoke at a white nationalist summit in 2002
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Not a good start for Republicans as they prepare to take control of both chambers of Congress in 2015. From The Washington Post:

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), the House majority whip, acknowledged Monday that he spoke at a gathering hosted by white nationalist leaders while serving as a state representative in 2002, thrusting a racial controversy into House Republican ranks days before the party assumes control of both congressional chambers.

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