Duckworth Statement on Comments by Congressman Bost
WASHINGTON, DC - In response to comments Congressman Mike Bost (R-IL) made this week comparing town halls to "cleansing" by "orientals," U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) released the following statement:
"Congressman Bost's remarks are offensive and hurtful to Asian Americans and Asians around the world. In addition to owing his constituents a sincere apology, he should put more thought into his words in the future. Racism has no place in American political discourse."
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